Silence Observed Author:Michael Innes The two men had nothing in common -- except the manner of their deaths. Within twelve hours, each one had received a bullet through the back of the head; each one had been found slumped over his desk; and after each murder, Jimmy Heffer, a personable young art expert, had been discovered standing behind the victim. — Sir John Appleby is eager to ... more »get this shocking affair cleared up quickly, but he is far too shrewd to hold the omnipresent Mr. Heffer. Instead, he uses his recalcitrant witness as a pawn in a deadly game with the murderer...« less
This is a well written old fashioned murder mystery. You can imagine you're watching a British TV mystery, Miss Marple or whoever. The dialogue, settings, characters are authentic BBC. Very entertaining.