The Silent Pool

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Hodder & Stoughton, Dec 14, 2006 - Fiction - 300 pages

A classic mystery novel from one of the mistresses of the genre.

First she felt herself being pushed downstairs. Then there was the bowl of poisoned mushroom soup. Finally the tampered-with tablet amongst her sleeping pills was the last straw. Adriana Ford, famous actress and mistress of the house decided to call in Miss Silver. And Maud Silver, with impeccable logic, pointed out that the person who was trying to kill her must be a member of her own household.

And then the murders started...

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One of Patricia Wentworth’s many Miss Silver mysteries. They’re pretty formulaic, and none of them are particularly great, but they’re all comforting and familiar, even the ones I’ve never read before ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls.

After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.

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