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Things had never been quite the same at Latter End since Lois had taken over. Suddenly life seemed to be an endless succession of bitter family rows which Lois, needless to say, invariably won. More than one person at Latter End found themselves stretched to the limit by Lois and her bullying, and it was only a matter of time before somebody snapped. It was unthinkable of course...but if anyone ever murdered Lois Latter, it would be very embarrassing to discover just how many people might have wished her dead.

©1947 Patricia Wentworth. (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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A Golden Age classic

Much though I love Miss Marple, one has to admit that an ace detective who has scarcely set foot outside a quiet English village is somewhat improbable. Enter Miss Maud Silver - possibly also rather improbable, but Patricia Wentworth, having created such a marvellous character at least allowed her fans to follow her through more than scant half-dozen books. I'm astonished that she has not yet made it onto our TV screens.
I loved the twist in this tale - and it's beautifully read, too.

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My favourite Miss Silver story so far .

I liked the story and the characters. A book I will listen to again and again.

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