A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY
Rediscover Gladys Mitchell – one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers.
Mrs Bradley, renowned psychologist and private detective, is summoned to the convent school of St Peter’s Finger, where a girl’s body has been found in a bathtub – did Ursula kill herself, or, as the nuns fear, is a murderer at large in the school?
Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid... If you like Poirot and Miss Marple, you’ll love Mrs Bradley.
St. Peter's Finger is the kind of book that gave Gladys Mitchell a reputation as one of England's best crime writers
There are many other good detective writers...there is Gladys Mitchell with her fascinating Mrs Bradley, ugly as a toad and armed with the latest up-to-date theories of psychology
Easily the best woman detective in fiction