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Eternity Ring

Eternity Ring

Murder on haunted ground . . .

Mary Stokes was walking through Dead Man’s Copse one evening when she saw, in the beam of a torch, the corpse of a young woman dressed in a black coat, black gloves, no hat and an eternity ring set with diamonds in her ear. But when she and Detective Sergeant Frank Abbott went back to the wood the body had vanished.

This would have been mystery enough for Miss Silver to solve if a woman had not also reported that her lodger had gone out on Friday dressed in a black coat, black beret, black shoes and large hoop earrings ‘set all round with little diamonds like those eternity rings.’ She never came back…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 6th June 2006

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444715590

Reviews

I like Wentworth very much - she captures the mores of pre-war middle class England perfectly, and she writes rather better than Christie. They are romantic cosies, of course, but with an edge to them and an intelligence to the writing that has lasted.
Andrew Taylor
Praise for Patricia Wentworth:
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot
<i>Manchester Evening News</i>
'Miss Silver is marvellous'
<i>Daily Mail</i>
You can't go wrong with Maud Silver
Observer
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller
<i>Daily Telegraph</i>