Discovering that she is the rightful heir to the Alington estate but unable to prove it, teen orphan Jenny Hill arranges her employment at Alington to search for evidence and is assisted by Miss Silver when jealous relatives plot against her. Reprint.
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Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls. After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.Review:
I always thought them rather better than 'Miss Marple' and certainly very well written. Mary Stewart Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying Scotsman Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller Daily Telegraph Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot Manchester Evening News You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver. Observer
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Book Description Harpercollins (Mm), 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Spine Lean. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061044083