FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BEAST MUST DIE - NOW A BRITBOX SERIES
The annual Sports Day at respected public school Sudeley Hall ends in tragedy when the headmaster's obnoxious nephew is found strangled in a haystack. The boy was despised by staff and students alike, but English master Michael Evans, who was seen sharing a kiss with the headmaster's beautiful young wife earlier that day, soon becomes a prime suspect for the murder. Luckily, his friend Nigel Strangeways, nephew to the Assistant Commissioner of Scotland Yard, is on hand to help investigate the case.
A Nigel Strangeways murder mystery - the perfect introduction to the most charming and erudite detective in Golden Age crime fiction.
A master of detective fiction
A thirties classic
It’s an excellent introduction to this fine series of well-made and thoroughly engaging mysteries, which are some of the best of their kind.
His plots are ingenious
The Nicholas Blake books are something quite by themselves in English detective fiction