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The case of the vanishing spinster, and other mystery stories

Susan Dickinson

The case of the vanishing spinster, and other mystery stories

by Susan Dickinson

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementchosen by Susan Dickinson; illustrated by Robert Micklewright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ5.D563 Cas3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5496804M
    ISBN 100001951572
    LC Control Number73330752
    OCLC/WorldCa663270

      The first title published was "The Killings at Badger's Drift" by Caroline Graham. If this book weren't so good, it would seem to be a parody of the English village mystery, complete with a vicar, a bumbling doctor, a lovable spinster, a no-nonsense . From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Silversmith’s Wife comes an “undeniably page-turning (Daily Mail) novel: “Think Wuthering Heights or Jane Eyre, but ten times darker as eerie and gothic as the Yorkshire Moors it is set on” (Stylist). On top of the Yorkshire Moors, in an isolated spot carved out of a barren landscape, lies White Windows, a house of shadows and ed on: J

    The case of the vanishing corpse by Robert Newman; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Juvenile fiction, Detective and mystery stories.   Directed by George Sluizer. With Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus. Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor/10(K).

    The Case of the Phantom Cat - Ebook written by Holly Webb. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Case of the Phantom Cat.   The case of the vanishing villain Item Preview remove-circle Sisters, Detective and mystery stories Publisher New York, N.Y.: Avon Books Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Two sisters, trapped on a ship in Lake Michigan with an escaped convict, try to discover his whereabouts and bring him to justice Access Pages:


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 23 cm: Contents: McLean, A.C. The case of the vanishing spinsterBell, J.J. “The Vanishing Season won the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Novel Competition. Given the precise prose, the suspenseful plot and the emotionally tortured characters, to say nothing of an irresistible basset hound named Bump, it’s easy to see why.”―Associated Press “Crime fanatics and mystery lovers will love this story/5().

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in under title: The case of the vanishing spinster. Description. Inspired by the enduring mystery of three lighthouse keepers who went missing from the coast of Scotland inDanish director Kristoffer Nyholm’s feature debut The Vanishing provides a speculative explanation for their unately most people who see it will have preferred having no explanation at all/5.

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Directed by Steve Previn. With Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke. When Sherlock Holmes disappears, Dr. Watson and Inspector Lestrade begin a search that leads them to a small shop/10(69). Buy The Case of the Vanishing Granny (The Big Top Mysteries #1) by McCall Smith, Alexander, Usher, Sam, Usher, Sam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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it was very sleuthy and I just loved book was beautifuly written/5. The Vanishing Box is the fourth book in the DCI Edgar Stephens and Max Mephisto mysteries.

The series is written by Elly Griffiths who writes the long running Ruth Galloway series. The story starts with Stephen's and his sergeants Emma Holmes and Bob Willis at a murder scene.4/5. In the Case of the Vanishing Viking, the Squad investigate legendary longboats, rare runes and hidden hoards to try to solve their latest mystery.

Young readers will love the riddles, red herrings and big reveals jam-packed into this fun-filled series of mystery stories by Mike Nicholson. Usually the book wins every time, but in the case of The Vanishing I'm not so sure.

I think if you're unfamiliar with the story then to be honest I'd probably recommend watching the original Dutch movie first, as the ending is one of the most shocking and memorable I can think of/5(21). “The Vanishing Season won the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Novel Competition.

Given the precise prose, the suspenseful plot and the emotionally tortured characters, to say nothing of an irresistible basset hound named Bump, it’s easy to see why.”—Associated Press “Crime fanatics and mystery lovers will love this story.

As the story unfolds, the reader gets access to exactly the same information as the detective, which makes the mystery novel a kind of game in which the reader has a chance to solve the case for him- or herself. Fairly early in her career, inChristie came under fire for writing an “unfair” mystery novel.

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His eyes returned to the much smaller, smoky painting. Number five. It was in a wood frame, not gilt like the others, and its sitter wore a plain dark shirt, open at the neck.

He had a small gold earring. It's difficult to dismiss such incredible stories when they take place in front of eyewitnesses. Here's another. This case began as a harmless bet among friends, but ended in tragic mystery. InJames Worson of Leamington Spa, England, was a simple shoemaker who also fancied himself somewhat of an athlete.

Anthony Gilbert, the pen name of Lucy Beatrice Malleson (15 February – 9 December ), was an English crime writer who was a cousin of actor-screenwriter Miles Malleson. She also wrote fiction as Anne Meredith and the autobiography Three-a-Penny () under the Meredith name.

Lucy Malleson was born in London. When her stockbroker father lost his job the family suffered financial. Susan Dickinson has written: 'The case of the vanishing spinster, and other mystery stories' -- subject(s): Detective and mystery stories 'The restless ghost, and other encounters and experiences.

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All a writer has to do is “twist” that story a little bit–the “what-if” that inspires all story-telling–and a mystery emerges. Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm. With Peter Mullan, Gerard Butler, Emma King, Gary Lewis. Three lighthouse keepers on the remote Flannan Isles find a hidden trunk of gold, leading to their mysterious disappearance/10(K).A short story.

Inthe Chayse Park Woman was found dead. The woman's true identity was a mystery, and her murder went unsolved. Now a reporter interviews an aging detective about the mystery .