1964

A Hank of Hair

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

''For I prefer beauty always a little soured. When it comes to me as a spoonful of syrup, I spit it out.''

Gilbert Hand hasn't been the same since his wife died. He's moved to a dull but respectable hotel where silence seems to brood in the hall and stairway. In a secret drawer he discovers a long, thick hank of human hair, and his world narrows down to two people - himself and the murderer

ISBN: 
1862542899
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1964

Dead Water

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A quirky Roderick Alleyn mystery about faith, greed -- and murder. Times are good in the Cornish village of Portcarrow, as hundreds of unfortunates flock to taste the miraculous waters of Pixie Falls. Then Miss Emily Pride inherits the celebrated land on which Portcarrow stands and wants to put an end to the villagers' thriving trade in miracle cures, especially Miss Elspeth Costs's gift shop. But someone puts an end to Miss Cost herself, and Miss Pride's guardian angel, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, finds himself on the spot in both senses of the word...

Sub Genre: 
Classics
ISBN: 
0006512496
Series: 
Roderick Alleyn
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2000
1964
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