They all wanted him dead...but which one turned hatred into murder?
Slumped on a seat under an oak tree is local solicitor Sampson Warrenby, stone cold dead, with a bullet in his brain. And everybody in the village seems ready to tell Chief Inspector Hemingway who murdered him. Could the killer have been the dead man's niece, who found him in the first place? The couple at the farm had a guilty secret--what was it? Andwhy is it someone else actually wants to be the prime suspect?
Detection is unlimited when everyone in the tiny village has a theory about who murdered the socially pushy newcomer. With no shortage of motives and means, it's up to Chief Inspector Hemingway to uncover which of the villagers is guilt of the crime.
A classic country house mystery, perfect for readers of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers!
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|Grouping Title||detection unlimited|
|Grouping Author||heyer georgette|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-12 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-07-21 04:30:32AM|
|author||Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974.|
|display_description||Slumped on a seat under an oak tree is old Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet through his head. Everybody in the village is ready to tell Chief Inspector Hemingway who did it. Could the murderer have been the dead man's niece? Or perhaps it was the other town solicitor? The couple at the farm had a guilty secret-what was it? And why is it someone else actually wants to be the prime suspect? Add to this the fact that Warrenby was blackmailing someone, and Hemingway has his work cut out for him.|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11434706|eBook|eBook||English|Sourcebooks Inc,|2010.|1 online resource, ils:.b14412895|Book|Books||English|Aeonian Press,|1977, c1961.|249 p. ; 23 cm.|
|series||Inspector Hemingway mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Inspector Hemingway mysteries|4|
|subject_facet||Detective and mystery stories, Electronic books, Hemingway, Inspector (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction|
|title_full||Detection unlimited / Georgette Heyer, Detection unlimited [electronic resource] Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974.|
|topic_facet||Detective and mystery stories, Electronic books, Hemingway, Inspector (Fictitious character), Mystery fiction|