The Benevent Treasure

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

There is a curse on the Benevents . . .

Somewhere among the dust and cobwebs of the sinister Benevent Mansion lies the legendary Benevent treasure. But a terrible death has been prophesied for whoever uncovers it.

When Candida Sayle is invited to visit her elderly maiden aunts, she dismisses such gloomy thoughts. But as Candida begins to discover the family's dark secrets she puts herself in grave danger.

Thankfully Miss Silver has investigative skills of her own.

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User Review  - Poodlerat - LibraryThing

This was a bit unusual for a Miss Silver mystery, in that it was very near the end of the book before a crime was even discovered; most of the book is spent in the set-up. Unfortunately, this left ... Read full review

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If you fancy a good British mystery story and like little old ladies who can somehow remain unobtrusive yet solve the crime, then I would suggest you try this series. The story begins with a short ... 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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