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Cover Her Face - P.D. James
Cover Her Face
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St Cedd's Church fete had been held in the grounds of Martingale manor house for generations. As if organizing stalls, as well as presiding over luncheon, the bishop and the tea tent, were not enough for Mrs Maxie on that mellow July afternoon, she also had to contend with the news of her son's... show more
St Cedd's Church fete had been held in the grounds of Martingale manor house for generations. As if organizing stalls, as well as presiding over luncheon, the bishop and the tea tent, were not enough for Mrs Maxie on that mellow July afternoon, she also had to contend with the news of her son's sudden engagement to her new parlour maid, the sly single mother, Sally Jupp. O
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Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
Series: Adam Dalgliesh (#1)
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.0 Adam Dalgleish #1
Scribd comes through. I went through a period of my life maybe fifteen years ago where all I read were mysteries, mostly mysteries written by women. P.D. James, Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes figured prominently during this reading era. All three of them featured male detectives - real detectives...
Vilja Reads
Vilja Reads rated it
3.5 Cover Her Face (Inspector Dalgliesh)
At a country house, the family is tired of waiting for their ailing husband and father to die. Each have their own dissatisfactions and secrets. Meanwhile, a new maid with a fatherless child and a penchant for causing trouble is not making it any easier for any of them. The situation culminates into...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)
Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. bookshel...
Wyvernfriend Reads
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3.0 Cover Her Face (Faber Firsts)
Interesting story of a family who are waiting for a father to die, trying to find their place in the world and be a part of a society that's changing before their eyes. Full of stock characters from and English Country village, this is the story of an unmarried mother who is killed shortly after an...
denisebetteridge
denisebetteridge rated it
The thinking person's mystery. I did enjoy it, it was really well written. Unlike other mysteries I have read, I think the reader might be able to actually figure out by the clues, "whodunnit." Before reading P.D. James, I thought there was no point in trying to figure out who was guilty, or bother ...
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