Eighteen succulent mysteries from the Queen of Crime, guaranteed to baffle the most ingenious of armchair detectives - and even, at times, the imperturbable Albert Campion himself.
Enjoy Margery Allingham at her witty best as she spins delicious tales of high risk heists and domestic deceptions in this exquisite short story collection.
'A perfectly splendid collection of short stories, richly imbred with that unique flavour Miss Allingham distilled so well' - H. R. F. Keating
'Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light. And she has another quality, not usually associated with crime stories, elegance.' - Agatha Christie
'My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham.' - J. K. Rowling