Grey Mask by Patricia Wentworth
(The Miss Silver Mysteries)

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The first of the classic mysteries featuring governess-turned-detective Miss Silver, who investigates a deadly conspiratorial ringCharles Moray has come home to England to collect his inheritance. After four years wandering the jungles of India and South America, the hardy young man returns to the manor of his birth, where generations of Morays have lived and died. Strangely, he finds the house unlocked, and sees a light on in one of its abandoned rooms. Eavesdropping, he learns of a conspiracy to commit a fearsome crime. Never one for the heroic, Charles’s first instinct is to let the police settle it. But then he hears her voice. Margaret, his long lost love, is part of the gang. To unravel their diabolical plot, he contacts Miss Silver, a onetime governess who applies her reason to solve crimes and face the dangers of London’s underworld.
 

About Patricia Wentworth

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Patricia Wentworth is the pseudonym for Dora Amy Elles, who was born in India on November 10, 1878. Under the Wentworth name, Elles wrote historical romances and mysteries. Many of the mysteries featured Miss Maude Silver, and these books are considered by some to rival the works of Agatha Christie. She died on January 28, 1961.
 
Published June 28, 2011 by Open Road Media. 320 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, History, Romance. Fiction

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Since I am not a huge fan of mystery and had never read any of Patricia Wentworth’s books (of which there are more than 30 novels that feature Miss Silver) before, I was not sure what to expect when I started the story and what I found was an interesting tale handled with an expert author’s handl...

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