Related to: 'Ladies' Bane'

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The Girl In The Cellar

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

A witness who remembers nothing is in mortal danger.A young woman regains consciousness and finds herself on some cellar steps. At the bottom of the steps there is the corpse of a dead girl. She cannot remember who she is, what has happened or why she is there. Terrified and confused she manages to find a way out and as she flees she runs into Miss Silver, who offers to help her.A letter in her bag is the only clue to her identity. But by investigating what has happened to her will she find herself in danger? Can she trust the letter writer? And who is the girl in the cellar?

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Traveller Returns

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

Anne Jocelyn had been a beautiful, wealthy young woman. She had died three years ago. At least, that was what her husband Philip and the rest of the family had always thought. But then a woman calling herself Anne Jocelyn appeared and managed to convince everyone that she was the real Anne. Everyone, that is, except Miss Silver, whose suspicions are aroused by an apparently senseless murder.

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Pilgrim's Rest

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth
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Miss Silver Comes to Stay

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth
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The Watersplash

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

To the innocent visitor the picturesque village of Greenings would appear to be a haven of tranquility. But every place has its secrets and beneath the calm surface lurk hidden resentments and dangerous passions. When a man is found lying face down in a nearby watersplash, the verdict is death by misadventure. But Miss Silver happens to be in the neighbourhood and she suspects foul play ...

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The Case is Closed

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

The Everton murder case has long been closed. The culprit has been charged with the murder of his uncle and has served a year of his sentence already. Or has he?The evidence against Geoffrey Grey is convincing but his wife believes in his innocence. And so does her young cousin, Hilary, who decides to solve the mystery herself.But when Hilary herself is nearly murdered she turns in desperation to her ex-fiance for help. He calls upon the services of Miss Silver to help solve another mystery, which she does in her own original style..

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The Catherine-Wheel

Patricia Wentworth
Authors:
Patricia Wentworth

There was a certain heavy air of intrigue and mystery emanating from the old inn high on the cliff top. The Catherine-Wheel had once been a home for pirates and smugglers, but now is looked like it was harbouring a murderer.It had begun with an advertisement in the paper requesting descendants of the late innkeeper, Jeremiah Taverner, to stay for a weekend at the inn. They had arrived, a mixed assortment, to the family reunion eager to discover the secrets of their ancestry. But one of them had been hideously murdered, bringing the inn's stormy past into frightening focus.Scotland Yard, already suspicious of dope smuggling in the area, sends Maud Silver to investigate before the fireworks start to fly.

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The Case of William Smith

Patricia Wentworth
Authors:
Patricia Wentworth

Who was William Smith? And why was Mavis Jones so horrified to see him? For seven years William had worked as a woodcarver for the local toyshop, ignorant of his true identity. The war had robbed him of his memory, and no one expected him to ever find the answer. So when he took his work to Evesleys Ltd, why was his life instantly in danger?When William makes the frightening discovery that there are people determined not to let his memory return whatever the cost, Miss Silver is called in to investigate. But will she uncover their treachery before Mavis strikes again...?

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The Key

Patricia Wentworth
Authors:
Patricia Wentworth

It's nearing the end of WWII, and Michael Harsh has been working for the government on a secret project for years. Finally he is ready to hand over the formula. But the next morning he is dead. It looks like suicide. Only Miss Silver knows it's murder.

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Miss Silver Intervenes

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

When her fiancé disappears in a shipwreck, Meade Underwood is left with nothing but a middle-aged aunt, bridge parties and war work to keep her mind off it. Then Giles is restored to Meade, but he has lost his memory, and their chance of happiness is threatened by the scheming Carola Roland, a figure from Giles's forgotten past. So when Carola is viciously murdered, Giles is naturally the chief suspect, and Miss Silver the only one who can find out what really happened.

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Vanishing Point

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth
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The Gazebo

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

For Althea Graham, suffering the whims of her malevolent invalid of a mother, the old family home is a prison. So when two strangely competitive offers for the Graham's house are made to her it suggests that house may hold some dark rewarding secret. Then old Mrs Graham is found murdered in the gazebo . . .

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Through the Wall

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

Martin Brand's relatives are furious that he's left his large estate to his niece, Marion, whom he had only met once. And Marion is upset that she has to share her new home with Martin's family. Then a body is found on the beach wearing her coat. Fortunately Miss Silver is on the scene.

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Out Of The Past

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

James and Carmona Hardwick are spending the summer playing host to numerous friends and relatives in an old Hardwick family residence by the sea.The arrival of Alan Field, a devastatingly handsome though shady figure from Carmona's past, destroys the holiday atmosphere in the old house and replaces it with a mounting tension, culminating in murder.Fortunately, Miss Silver is present to unravel the complex mystery and seek out the murderer amongst them.

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The Fingerprint

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

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Anna, Where Are You?

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth
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Lonesome Road

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth

There were times when Rachel Treherne fervently wished that her beloved father had left his fortune to somebody else, so overburdened did she feel with the administration of her estate. And never more so than now for, although she was surrounded by relatives who depended on her, whom she loved and who must surely love her, there was no doubt in her mind that somebody was trying to kill her.Threatening letters could be ignored, odd tasting chocolates can be rejected but when snakes are left in her bed, Rachel is convinced that someone means here terrible harm. Her only chance of a future life lay with Miss Silver, and Miss Silver was well on the way to unmasking the murderer when they struck again.

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LADIES BANE HPB

Patricia Wentworth
Authors:
Patricia Wentworth

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The Alington Inheritance

Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth
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Spotlight

Patricia Wentworth
Authors:
Patricia Wentworth