...some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver.
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot
Praise for Patricia Wentworth:
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller
Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything
Miss Silver is marvellous