Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, A ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women, where she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task--saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the brutal murder of his artist mistress Artemisia, Ramsforth will face the hangman''s noose if Veronica cannot find the real killer. But Lady Sundridge is not all that she seems, and..
Toby Temple is a super star and a super bastard, a man adored by his fans and plagued by suspicion and distrust. Jill Castle came to Hollywood to be a star - and discovered that..
As Miss Marple sat basking in the Caribbean sunshine she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever happened. ..
''Just take a look,'' Duclos said in an undertone, pointing to the scene all round them, the picture-book town, with everything in its place, like ornaments on the mantlepiece of..
Rex Fortescue, the boss of a financial empire, is sipping tea in his office, when he suffers a painful and sudden death. When the police check the victim''s pockets, they find..
London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid..
This is the Penguin English Library edition. When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a..