Envious Casca

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Random House, Sep 30, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
3 Reviews

Also published as A CHRISTMAS PARTY

It is no ordinary Christmas at Lexham Manor. Six holiday guests find themselves the suspects of a murder enquiry when the old Scrooge, Nathaniel Herriad, who owns the substantial estate, is found stabbed in the back. whilst the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime, the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have entered the locked room to commit this foul deed. For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland Yard, 'tis the season to find whodunit.

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Review: Envious Casca (Inspector Hemingway Mystery #2)

User Review  - Susan Denney - Goodreads

Fabulous Georgette Heyer mystery. So full of atmosphere and so totally British! The characters are deliciously overstated and the plot is satisfying. Ordinarily I don't re-read mysteries because I know how they come out, but I've re-read this one again and again. Read full review

Review: Envious Casca (Inspector Hemingway Mystery #2)

User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

This was a recommendation from my co-worker who is a Georgette Heyer regular. Okay, not this book specifically but she suggested to read anything from the Ms. Heyer collection, and I'm happy she did ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, making the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of fifteen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. She wrote twelve detective stories, which earned her much critical acclaim and the title 'Queen of Crime.' Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

Georgette Heyer's mystery novels:
April 2006
Death in the Stocks - 0099493624; Behold, Here's Poison - 0099493640; They Found Him Dead - 0099493632; A Blunt Instrument - 0099493659
September 2006
Envious Casca - 0099493667; Detection Unlimited - 0099493748; Duplicate Death - 0099493756; No Wind of Blame - 0099493675
January 2007
Penhallow - 0099493683; Footsteps in the Dark - 0099493691; Why Shoot a Butler? - 0099493721; The Unfinished Clue - 009949373X

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