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The Brading Collection

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781444715569

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 5th December 2005

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Lewis Brading loves only one thing – his collection of jewels. Not only are the gems extremely valuable but also every piece has a fascinating and bloody history attached to it.

However Lewis is a frightened and difficult man who sees thieves around every corner. When he asks Miss Silver for help, she gives him some sound advice and turns him away. A few days later, she receives a letter from him, again asking for help. But it is too late. In the morning paper is the news of his murder.
Lewis Brading loves only one thing – his collection of jewels. Not only are the gems extremely valuable but also every piece has a fascinating and bloody history attached to it. However Lewis is a frightened and difficult man who sees thieves around every corner. When he asks Miss Silver for help, she gives him some sound advice and turns him away. A few days later, she receives a letter from him, again asking for help. But it is too late. In the morning paper is the news of his murder.

Reviews

I always thought them rather better than 'Miss Marple' and certainly very well written.
Mary Stewart
Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying
<i>Scotsman</i>
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot
<i>Manchester Evening News</i>
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver.
<i>Observer</i>
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller
<i> Daily Telegraph</i>