By Carola Dunn
A novelist has long gone murdered and Daisy Dalrymple investigates— in a chain that is "pleasantly equivalent to the old school English mysteries of a bygone era." —The Denver put up on
In September 1926, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher visits Sybil Sutherby, a college good friend now dwelling in Derbyshire because the private secretary to a novelist. Suspecting that anything is heavily amiss, Sybil has requested Daisy to discretely examine. Upon arrival, Daisy reveals a loved ones of family and would-be suitors residing off the hospitality of Humphrey Birtwhistle, who have been helping them via his thrice-yearly, pseudonymous Westerns. whilst he took unwell, notwithstanding, Sybil
took over writing them whereas he recovered, merely to work out the revenues elevate. Now, she fears that somebody within the family is poisoning Birtwhistle to maintain him sick and Sybil writing the better-paying types. yet sooner than Daisy may get decently underway, Humphrey Birtwhistle dies below suspicious conditions and Daisy now faces a dying to untangle, a home filled with suspects and a Scotland backyard detective husband who's lower than happy at this flip of events.