The Alington Inheritance

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jun 5, 2006 - Fiction - 300 pages

Charming men can be the most dangerous . . .

Jenny is 18 when her guardian is killed and her wealthy relations the Forbes invite her to stay. Consoled by the affectionate attentions of their little girls and the charming elder son, she starts to find her feet again.

Then she overhears a private conversation and realises she is in terrible danger. Terrified and bewildered, Jenny flees from the village, desperately hoping her enemies will forget all about her. But she's wrong . . .

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While I have been enjoying discovering the Miss Silver mysteries, I feel this is one of the weaker entries in the series. Because the story shifts around points of view there is no "mystery" for the ... 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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