Detection Unlimited Author:Georgette Heyer The Late and Unlamented It was a hot June eveneing, and young Haswell has just motored the Lovely Abby Dearham back from Thornden's social event of the week. All of the village uppercrust had come to the Haswell;s tennis party - the Squire, the Vicar, the sharp-tongues Heir to five centuries of local real estate. But Smapson Warrenby had decli... more »ned, and no one was sorry.
Why this charmless social-climber was invited was beyond Abby. Had he some sinister hold on the social leaders of Thornden?
All joking was cut short when a wild-eyed girl cam runnign down the lane. For it was Warrenby's niece, announcing he was dead.« less