When Sir Julius Farran dies suddenly, followed shortly after by his unpleasant son-in-law, St Agatha's College is in real danger of bankruptcy. With Imogen Quy's one-time lover one of the prime suspects, she decides to find out what really happened.
An entertaining read - Sunday TimesA jewel in the traditional English detective mode... Ms. Morse has arrived - ObserverImogen Quy positively sparkles on the page as an amateur sleuth. - Sunday ExpressIn Imogen Quy, the author has created an admirable detective heroine, as unabashed as she is unaffected. - Times Literary SupplementPaton Walsh plots deftly and writes intelligently . . . Sayers' many fans will be delighted. - Andrew Taylor, IndependentJill Paton Walsh demonstrates that the traditional ingredients of the woman sleuth, the academic background and a clever puzzle are still capable of being arranged into an entertaining and stimulating crime novel. - Manchester Evening News
Series: Imogen Quy Mystery Ser.
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 13.3 x 19.9 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 1