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The Clock Strikes Twelve – Patricia Wentworth

(A ‘Miss Silver’ mystery) It is late December, 1941, and the Paradine family are gathered as usual to celebrate the New Year: James, his sister Grace, her adopted daughter Phyllida; James’ step-son Frank Ambrose, his sister Brenda, wife Irene and … Continue reading

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Miss Silver detective novels (list)

Grey Mask The Case is Closed Lonesome Road Danger Point (aka In The Balance) The Chinese Shawl Miss Silver Intervenes The Clock Strikes Twelve The Key The Traveller Returns (aka She Came Back) Pilgrim’s Rest (aka Dark Threat) Latter End … Continue reading

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Miss Silver detective novels – Patricia Wentworth

I’ve been re-reading several of these books recently (they’ve been re-issued in rather nice retro covers, all from old advertising archives). I’d been vaguely aware of Wentworth’s mystery novels, featuring her former-governess detective, Miss Maud Silver, but only remembered reading … Continue reading

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Patricia Wentworth – Danger Point

This is one of Patricia Wentworth’s Miss Silver novels, of which I am very fond. Miss Silver herself is a character whose solid morals and Edwardian values stand her in good stead for the detection of crime. A little like … Continue reading

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