The Ashiel Mystery a Detective Story
Publish date: May 1st 2006
Publisher: Echo Library
Pages no: 172
Edition language: English
"It is the difficulty of the Police Romance, that the reader is always a man of such vastly greater ingenuity than the writer."ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON.Opening: When Sir Arthur Byrne fell ill, after three summers at his post in the little consulate that overlooked the lonely waters of the Black Sea, h...
This is a straightforward detective story, and I enjoyed it. A murder with a clear suspect by the police and a private detective who has his doubts. There also is some romance, an inheritance and more. I must say that the unmasking the murderer was not a great surprise to me, but some of the other s...