The Beckoning Lady
A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY
Agatha Christie called her ‚e~a shining light‚e(tm). Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery?
Private detective Albert Campion's glorious summer in Pontisbright is blighted by death. Amidst the preparations for Minnie and Tonker Cassand's fabulous summer party a murder is discovered and it falls to Campion to unravel the intricate web of motive, suspicion and deduction with all his imagination and skill.
As urbane as Lord Wimsey‚e¶as ingenious as Poirot‚e¶ Meet one of crime fiction‚e(tm)s Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - randalrh - LibraryThing
This Campion mystery seems more self-contained than most. It's also got a nice set of characters, extending even to the corpses. Finally, the various threads are tied together pretty well without a lot of circumstantial glue. All in all, one of my favorites in the series. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thornton37814 - LibraryThing
Campion and his wife are in Pontisbright where a large party is to be held. "Uncle William" has died at his estate, presumably in his sleep, The Beckoning Lady. The body of another man is found soon ... Read full review