Green for Danger
Set in a military hospital during the blitz, this novel is one of Brand's most intricately plotted detection puzzles, executed with her characteristic cleverness and gusto. When a patient dies under the anesthetic and later the presiding nurse is murdered, Inspector Cockrill finds himself with six suspects--three doctors and three nurses--and not a discernible motive among them.
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Review: Green for Danger (Inspector Cockrill #2)User Review - Ayelet Waldman - Goodreads
I read this old classic to learn about plot construction. The plot was awful. A bunch of people thrown in a room, essentially. And the "story" consisted of musing about who done it. Boring. Very very boring. Read full review
Review: Green for Danger (Inspector Cockrill #2)User Review - Corey - Goodreads
This is a good read. You hear, from those in the know, that Brand is ranked highly as a mystery writer, up there with Christie and Sayers. This was pretty good, premise-wise, but the real joy of the ... Read full review