The Gazebo Author:Patricia Wentworth A balmy night, a summerhouse, and murder all fit the jigsaw puzzle in Miss Silver's newest case. — Althea Graham's hypochondriac mother seldom visited the gazebo - yet she is found quite dead in it one morning. The Graham estate had once enjoyed a rural prospect and the gazebo suited the landscaping perfectly. Now the grounds were part of suburba... more »n London and the anachronistic summerhouse is playing its last role as a bier for Mrs. Graham.
Althea and her fiance, dashing foreign courrespondent Nicholas Carey, share the suspicious interest of Scoitland yard, for the death of her mother frees them to be married. Miss Maud silver is fortunately a friend of Althea's and is soon to the rescue, complete with knitting needles, a gentle smile and the perception of a mind-reader.
Many suspects come and go before Patricia Wentworth ends The Gazebo, one of her most baffling and suspenseful murder stories.« less