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Mystery in the Woodshed (A Mercury Mystery)
Mystery in the Woodshed - A Mercury Mystery Author:Anthony Gilbert Middle-aged spinsters of independent means shouldn't answer matrimonial advertisements. Agatha Forbes realized this when she saw what her brand-new husband kept in his woodshed and she screamed in mortal terror. — Abridged version of Something Nasty in the Woodshed (Mystery in the Woodshed) (A book in the Arthur Crook series) — Mercury Mysteries a... more »re chosen from the hundreds of mysteries published each year-for their pace, literary quality and readability. Sometimes they are reprinted in full, but more often they are cut in increase the speed of the story-always, of course, with the permission of the author or his publisher. Cuts were made in this edition.
About Anthony Gilbert
Prolific British mystery writer, a woman writing under a man's name, whose most famous creation is lawyer-detective Arthur G. Crook. For many years Gilbert's identity was kept secret, and most readers assumed that the author was a man. Distinctive for Gilbert's novels is skillful plotting, lively supporting characters, entertaining dialogue, and clever action without exaggerating violence.« less