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The Saltmarsh murders - GLADYS MITCHELL
The Saltmarsh murders
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Noel Wells, curate in the sleepy village of Saltmarsh, likes to spend his time dancing in the study with the vicar's niece, until one day the vicar's unpleasant wife discovers her unmarried housemaid is pregnant and trouble begins. It is left to Noel to call for the help of sometime-detective... show more
Noel Wells, curate in the sleepy village of Saltmarsh, likes to spend his time dancing in the study with the vicar's niece, until one day the vicar's unpleasant wife discovers her unmarried housemaid is pregnant and trouble begins.

It is left to Noel to call for the help of sometime-detective and full-time psychoanalyst Mrs Bradley, who sets out on an unnervingly unorthodox investigation into the mysterious pregnancy, an investigation that also takes in a smuggler, the village lunatic, a missing corpse, a public pillory, an exhumation and, of course, a murderer.

Mrs. Bradley is easily one of the most memorable personalities in crime fiction and in this classic whodunit she proves that some English villages can be murderously peaceful.

Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid... If you like Poirot and Miss Marple, you’ll love Mrs Bradley.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00H20T9XA
Publisher: Thomas and Mercer
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
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Moonlight Snow
Moonlight Snow rated it
3.5 The Saltmarsh Murders by Gladys Mitchell
This is Book #4 in the Mrs. Bradley series. I've never seen the Diana Riggs BBC adaptation, from 1998-2000, and this series didn't really make it onto my radar screen until a book popped up on Tigus's timeline - I'm not ashamed to admit that whenever Tigus shelves something, I have to go find out al...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0
Unabridged and read by Gordon Griffin.I think this is where I leave go of the multi-personaed Mrs Bradley and wave a farewell to Gladys Mitchell.
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