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125 Gower Street, 1883.
Sidney Grice is London's foremost personal detective. Called away to Yorkshire, he leaves his ward, March Middleton, to run his house. But hearth and home hold little charm for March, who harbours dreams of becoming London's foremost, and first, lady detective.
So, when a mysterious letter arrives from her long-lost uncle, she accepts his invitation to stay at the palatial Saturn Villa. Her new Uncle Tolly is sweet, eccentric and - come the morning - very, very dead. But March is not called upon to solve the case, instead she's in the frame for murder.
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125 Gower Street, 1883.

Sidney Grice is London's foremost personal detective. Called away to Yorkshire, he leaves his ward, March Middleton, to run his house. But hearth and home hold little charm for March, who harbours dreams of becoming London's foremost, and first, lady detective.

So, when a mysterious letter arrives from her long-lost uncle, she accepts his invitation to stay at the palatial Saturn Villa. Her new Uncle Tolly is sweet, eccentric and - come the morning - very, very dead. But March is not called upon to solve the case, instead she's in the frame for murder.

Praise for DEATH DESCENDS ON SATURN VILLA:

'Think Lemony Snicket meets Neil Gaiman for tea in Dracula's castle' BOOKLIST.

'Packed full of delicious dialogue and many laugh-out-loud moments. My adoration of Sidney and March remains unshaken' HISTORICAL NOVELS SOCIETY.

Read the whole series:
THE MANGLE STREET MURDERS.
THE CURSE OF THE HOUSE OF FOSKETT.
DEATH DESCENDS ON SATURN VILLA.
THE SECRETS OF GASLIGHT LANE.
DARK DAWN OVER STEEP HOUSE.

  • Produktdetails
  • The Gower Street Detective Series 3
  • Verlag: Head of Zeus
  • Seitenzahl: 416
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Dezember 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 128mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 338g
  • ISBN-13: 9781781859735
  • ISBN-10: 1781859736
  • Artikelnr.: 42803937
Autorenporträt
Kasasian, M.R.C.§M.R.C. Kasasian was raised in Lancashire. He has had careers as varied as a factory hand, wine waiter, veterinary assistant, fairground worker and dentist. He is the author of the much loved Gower Street Detective series, five books featuring personal detective Sidney Grice and his ward March Middleton, as well as two other Betty Church mysteries, Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire and The Room of the Dead. He lives with his wife, in Suffolk in the summer and in Malta in the winter.
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'The story rushes along at a ripping rate, embellished by Grice's wonderfully fierce wit and moments that make us wonder how it was all done. The novel itself may be a fast, easy read but the solution to the crime is complex and not as obvious as a couple of the twists' The Bookbag