The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant, #5)

The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant, #5) Description:

Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is intrigued by a portrait of Richard III Could such a sensitive face actually belong to a heinous villain a king who killed his brother s children to secure his crown Grant seeks what kind of man Richard was and who in fact killed the princes in the tower

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

The Man in the Queue (Inspector Alan Grant, #1)

The Man in the Queue (Inspector Alan Grant, #1) Description:

Inspector Alan Grant searches for the identity of a man killed in the line at a theater and for the identity of the killer whom no one saw br br A long line had formed for the standing room only section of the Woffington Theatre London s favorite musical comedy of the past two years was finishing its run at the end of the week Suddenly the line began to move forming a wedge before the open doors as hopeful theatergoers nudged their way forward But one man his head sunk down upon his chest slowly sank to his knees and then still more slowly keeled over on his face Thinking he had fainted a spectator moved to help but recoiled in horror from what lay before him the man in the queue had a small silver dagger neatly plunged into his back With the wit and guile that have made Inspector Grant a favorite of mystery fans the inspector sets about discovering just how a murder occurred among so many witnesses none of whom saw a thing

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

Miss Pym Disposes

Miss Pym Disposes Description:

To Lucy Pym author of a best seller on Psychology the atmosphere at the college where she is lecturing is heavy with tension Beneath the so normal surface run sinister undercurrents of rivalry and jealousy Then comes tragedy An accident Or is it murder Respectable law abiding Miss Pym discovers some vital evidence but should she reveal it

Rating: 3.66 out of 5

A Shilling for Candles (Inspector Alan Grant, #2)

A Shilling for Candles (Inspector Alan Grant, #2) Description:

When a woman s body washes up on an isolated stretch of beach on the southern coast of England Scotland Yard s Inspector Alan Grant is on the case But the inquiry into her death turns into a nightmare of false leads and baffling clues Was there anyone who didn t want lovely screen actress Christine Clay dead

Rating: 3.78 out of 5

Brat Farrar

Brat Farrar Description:

Listening Length hours and minutes br br Brat Farrar has been carefully coached to assume the identity of Patrick Ashby heir to the Ashby fortune who disappeared when he was Just when it seems that Brat will pull off the deception he discovers the truth about Patrick s disappearance a dark secret that threatens to tear apart the family and jeopardize Brat s carefully laid plans Called the best of its kind by the i New Yorker i Josephine Tey s classic is a tale of unrelenting suspense and tension

Rating: 3.33 out of 5

The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant, #3)

The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant, #3) Description:

Robert Blair was about to knock off from a slow day at his law firm when the phone rang It was Marion Sharpe on the line a local woman of quiet disposition who lived with her mother at their decrepit country house The Franchise It appeared that she was in some serious trouble Miss Sharpe and her mother were accused of brutally kidnapping a demure young woman named Betty Kane Miss Kane s claims seemed highly unlikely even to Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard until she described her prison the attic room with its cracked window the kitchen and the old trunks which sounded remarkably like The Franchise Yet Marion Sharpe claimed the Kane girl had never been there let alone been held captive for an entire month Not believing Betty Kane s story Solicitor Blair takes up the case and in a dazzling feat of amateur detective work solves the unbelievable mystery that stumped even Inspector Grant

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

The Singing Sands (Inspector Alan Grant, #6)

The Singing Sands (Inspector Alan Grant, #6) Description:

On sick leave from Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is planning a quiet holiday with an old school chum to recover from overwork and mental fatigue Traveling on the night train to Scotland however Grant stumbles upon a dead man and a cryptic poem about the stones that walk and the singing sand which send him off on a fascinating search into the verse s meaning and the identity of the deceased br br Grant needs just this sort of casual inquiry to quiet his jangling nerves despite his doctor s orders But what begins as a leisurely pastime eventually turns into a full blown investigation that leads Grant to discover not only the key to the poem but the truth about a most diabolical murder

Rating: 3.45 out of 5

To Love and Be Wise (Inspector Alan Grant, #4)

To Love and Be Wise (Inspector Alan Grant, #4) Description:

When a strikingly handsome young photographer mysteriously disappears it s up to Inspector Alan Grant to discover whether he accidentally drowned committed suicide or met his death at the hands of one of his many female admirers

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

Three By Tey: Miss Pym Disposes, The Franchise Affair, and Brat Farrar

Three By Tey: Miss Pym Disposes, The Franchise Affair, and Brat Farrar Description:

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Rating: 3.45 out of 5

The Expensive Halo: A Fable Without Moral

The Expensive Halo: A Fable Without Moral Description:

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Rating: 3.44 out of 5