The Five Red Herrings: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries)

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Lord Peter Wimsey could imagine the artist stepping back, the stagger, the fall, down to where the pointed rocks grinned like teeth.

  But was it an accident - or murder? Six members of the close-knit Galloway artists' colony do not regret Campbell's death.

  Five of them are red herrings.

'She combined literary prose with powerful suspense, and it takes a rare talent to achieve that.  A truly great storyteller.'   Minette Walters

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'She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit.' - P. D. James

'I admire her novels . . . she has great fertility of invention, ingenuity and a wonderful eye for detail.' - Ruth Rendell

'She combined literary prose with powerful suspense, and it takes a rare talent to achieve that. A truly great storyteller.' Minette Walters

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The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. His eighth appearance takes him to an artists' colony (based on a real one) in Scotland during the 1920s. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.

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