Detective Nigel Strangeways, and his explorer wife Georgia have taken a cottage in the countryside. They are slowly beginning to adjust to a more relaxed way of life when Georgia finds a mysterious locket in their garden and unwittingly sets the couple on a collision course with a power-hungry movement aimed at overthrowing the government.
It will take all of Nigel's brilliance and Georgia's bravery if they are to infiltrate the order and unmask the conspirators.
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"Georgia Cavendish Strangeways is one of the most complex and likeable characters in the crime fiction of the so-called Golden Age" (Sara Paretsky Guardian)
"Nicholas Blake at the very top of his form" ( Woman’s Journal)
"An extraordinarily well written and entertaining thriller" ( Saturday Review of Literature)
"The Nicholas Blake books are something quite by themselves in English detective fiction" (Elizabeth Bowen)
"His plots are ingenious" ( Times Literary Supplement)
In the fifth book in the Nigel Strangeways classic crime series, Nigel and his explorer wife Georgia must infiltrate a movement aimed at overthrowing the government
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Book Description Vintage. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099565633
Book Description Vintage, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099565633