After the Armistice Ball

Before long, though, the puzzle of what really happened to the Duffy diamonds after the Armistice Ball has been swept aside by a sudden, unexpected death in a lonely seaside cottage in Galloway.

After the Armistice Ball

A classic murder-mystery set among the struggling upper classes of 1920s Perthshire as, in the aftermath of the First World War, their comfortable world begins to crumble. Dandy Gilver, her husband back from the War, her children off at school and her uniform growing musty in the attic, is bored to a whimper in the spring of 1923 and a little light snooping seems like harmless fun. Before long, though, the puzzle of what really happened to the Duffy diamonds after the Armistice Ball has been swept aside by a sudden, unexpected death in a lonely seaside cottage in Galloway. Society and the law seem ready to call it an accident but Dandy, along with Cara Duffy's fiancé Alec, is sure that there is more going on than meets the eye. What is being hidden by members of the Duffy family: the watchful Lena, the cold and distant Clemence and old Gregory Duffy with his air of quiet sadness, not to mention Cara herself whose secret always seems just tantalizingly out of view? Dandy must learn to trust her instincts and swallow most of her scruples if he is to uncover the truth and earn the right to call herself a sleuth.

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After the Armistice Ball
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Catriona McPherson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A classic murder-mystery set among the struggling upper classes of 1920s Perthshire as, in the aftermath of the First World War, their comfortable world begins to crumble. Dandy Gilver, her husband back from the War, her children off at school and her uniform growing musty in the attic, is bored
The Burry Man's Day
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Catriona McPherson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The second classic whodunnit starring Dandy Gilver. Summer 1923, and as the village of Queensferry prepares for the annual Ferry Fair and the walk of the Burry Man, feelings are running high. With his pagan greenery, his lucky pennies and the nips of whisky he is treated to wherever he
Digging Up the Dirt
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Miranda James
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-06 - Publisher: Penguin

The New York Times bestselling author of the Cat in the Stacks mysteries is back with more of those sleuthing Southern belles, the Ducote sisters... An’gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club’s spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club
The Turning Tide
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Catriona McPherson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

It is the breezy Scottish summer of 1936, Lady Dandy Gilver has been called, with trusted colleague Alec Osbourne, to solve the strange case of the Crammond Ferrywoman on the Firth of Forth. A small island is home to a woman, Vesper Kemp, who has lost her mind, spending her
The Mirror Dance
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Catriona McPherson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Set in 1930s Dundee and St Andrews, investigating the murder of a Punch and Judy puppeteer, THE MIRROR DANCE is the latest in the Dandy Gilver series from Catriona McPherson.