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Patricia Wentworth (born Dora Amy Elles; November 10, 1878 - January 28, 1961) was a British crime fiction writer.

She was born in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India (then the British Raj). She was educated privately and at Blackheath High School in London. After the death of her first husband, George F. Dillon, in 1906, she settled in Camberley, Surrey. She married George Oliver Turnbull in 1920 and they had one daughter.

She wrote a series of 32 crime novels (classic-style whodunits) featuring Miss Silver, the first of which was published in 1928, and the last of which was published in the year of her death. Miss Silver is sometimes compared to Jane Marple, the elderly detective created by Agatha Christie. Miss Silver is a retired governess who becomes a private detective. She works closely with Scotland Yard, especially Inspector Frank Abbott. She is fond of quoting the poet Tennyson. "Miss Silver is well known in the better circles of society, and she finds entree to the troubled households of the upper classes with little difficulty. In most of Miss Silver's cases there is a young couple whose romance seems ill fated because of the murder to be solved, but in Miss Silver's competent hands the case is solved, the young couple are exonerated, and all is right in this very traditional world." Wentworth also wrote 34 books outside of that series.

She won the Melrose prize in 1910 for her first novel A Marriage Under The Terror, set in the French Revolution.
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Total Books: 449
The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith A Golden Age Mystery
The Annam Jewel A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - The Annam Jewel a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413110
ISBN-10: 1911413112
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Red Lacquer Case A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - The Red Lacquer Case a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413134
ISBN-10: 1911413139
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Anne Belinda A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Anne Belinda a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413158
ISBN-10: 1911413155
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Will o' the Wisp A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Will O' the Wisp a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413172
ISBN-10: 1911413171
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Coldstone A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - The Coldstone a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911413196
ISBN-10: 1911413198
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Kingdom Lost A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Kingdom Lost a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911413219
ISBN-10: 191141321X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Touch and Go A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Touch and Go a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413233
ISBN-10: 1911413236
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Fear by Night A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Fear By Night a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911413257
ISBN-10: 1911413252
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Hole and Corner A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Hole and Corner a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413271
ISBN-10: 1911413279
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Dower House Mystery A Golden Age Mystery
Hue and Cry A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Hue and Cry a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911095910
ISBN-10: 1911095919
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Red Shadow A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Red Shadow a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911095934
ISBN-10: 1911095935
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Blindfold A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - Blindfold a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911095972
ISBN-10: 1911095978
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Who Pays the Piper An Ernest Lamb Mystery
2016 - Who Pays the Piper an Ernest Lamb Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911413011
ISBN-10: 1911413015
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Pursuit of a Parcel An Ernest Lamb Mystery
2016 - Pursuit of a Parcel an Ernest Lamb Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911413035
ISBN-10: 1911413031
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Black Cabinet A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - The Black Cabinet a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911095859
ISBN-10: 1911095854
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Amazing Chance A Golden Age Mystery
2016 - The Amazing Chance a Golden Age Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911095897
ISBN-10: 1911095897
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Fool Errant A Benbow Smith Mystery
2016 - Fool Errant a Benbow Smith Mystery [The Benbow Smith Mysteries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911095453
ISBN-10: 1911095455
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Danger Calling A Benbow Smith Mystery
2016 - Danger Calling a Benbow Smith Mystery [The Benbow Smith Mysteries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781911095477
ISBN-10: 1911095471
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Walk with Care A Benbow Smith Mystery
2016 - Walk with Care a Benbow Smith Mystery [The Benbow Smith Mysteries] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781911095491
ISBN-10: 1911095498
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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2016 - Down Under a Benbow Smith Mystery [The Benbow Smith Mysteries] (Paperback)Hardcover
2016 - Beggar's Choice a Golden Age Mystery [The Benbow Smith Mysteries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2010 - Through the Wall [Miss Silver, Bk 19] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2010 - Anna Where Are You [aka Death at Deep End - Miss Silver, Bk 20 - Large Print] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2009 - The Key [Miss Silver, Bk 8 - Large Print] (Paperback)
2009 - Lonesome Road [Miss Silver, Bk 3 - Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2008 - L'appel Du Danger [French Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Pilgrim's Rest [aka Dark Threat - Miss Silver, Bk 10] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Eternity Ring [Miss Silver, Bk 13 - Large Print] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2007 - Miss Silver Intervenes [aka Miss Silver Deals with Death - Miss Silver, Bk 6 - Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2007 - The Case Is Closed [Miss Silver, Bk 2 - Large Print] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2007 - The Traveller Returns [aka She Came Back - Miss Silver, Bk 9] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2007 - Out of the Past [Miss Silver, Bk 23] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2005 - Un Pas De Trop [French Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - Miss Silvers Wochenende [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2002 - Der Fingerabdruck [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2002 - Die Uhr Schlgt Zwlf [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2000 - The Catherine Wheel [A Miss Silver Mystery] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2000 - The Fingerprint [Miss Silver, Bk 30 - UK Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1998 - Vanishing Point [Miss Silver, Bk 25] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - The Gazebo [Miss Silver, Bk 27] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1997 - The Listening Eye [Miss Silver, Bk 28] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - L Affaire William Smith [French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
1996 - Poison in the Pen [Miss Silver, Bk 29] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1996 - Wicked Uncle [aka Spotlight - Miss Silver, Bk 12] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Miss Silver Comes to Stay [Miss Silver, Bk 16] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Miss Silver Deals with Death [aka Miss Silver Intervenes - Miss Silver, Bk 6] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1995 - Ladies' Bane [Miss Silver, Bk 22] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1994 - The Silent Pool [Miss Silver, Bk 24] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1994 - Dead or Alive [Frank Garrett, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
1994 - The Watersplash [Miss Silver, Bk 21] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1991 - Flying High [Atlantic Large Print] (Hardcover)
1991 - Unlawful Occasions [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1991 - The Blind Side [Ernest Lamb, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
1990 - Who Pays the Piper [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - Run (Paperback)
1990 - She Came Back [aka The Traveller Returns - Miss Silver, Bk 9] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1990 - Poison in the Pen [Miss Silver, Bk 29] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1990 - Spotlight [Miss Silver, Bk 12] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1989 - Danger Point [aka In the Balance - Miss Silver, Bk 4] (Paperback)Hardcover
1987 - Mr Brading's Collection [aka The Brading Collection - Miss Silver, Bk 17] (Hardcover)
1986 - Wicked Uncle [aka Spotlight - Miss Silver, Bk 12] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - Miss Silver Comes to Stay [Miss Silver, Bk 16] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - The Fingerprint [Miss Silver, Bk 30] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1985 - Poison in the Pen [Miss Silver, Bk 29] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1985 - Pilgrim's Rest [Miss Silver, Bk 10] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1983 - Miss Silver Comes to Stay [Miss Silver, Bk 16] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1980 - The Listening Eye [Miss Silver, Bk 28] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1980 - Poison in the Pen [Miss Silver, Bk 29] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1972 - The Grey Mask [Miss Silver, Bk 1 - Large Print] (Paperback)
1967 - The Summerhouse [Miss Silver, Bk 27] (Paperback)
Death at Deep End [aka Anna Where Are You? - Miss Silver, Bk 20] (Paperback)
Une Pierre Deux Coups [French Edition] (Paperback)
Faute De Choix [French Edition] (Paperback)