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The Woman in Red

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14th April 2013

Price: £7.99

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Selected: ebook / ISBN-13: 9781471909696

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‘No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant’ Sunday Express

When Julia Ross, a jobless and penniless girl, is sent to meet a prospective employer, she is oblivious to the trap that awaits her. As she rings the bell to 30 Henriques Square, the door opens on a London household ruled by a red-wigged old lady with murderous intentions.

Two days later, Julia awakes in a different house in different clothes and with a new identity. And it’s down to lawyer-sleuth Arthur Crook to rescue the missing heroine and clear out the villainous nest.

‘An excellent thriller’ Time Magazine

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SUNDAY EXPRESS
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
Inkquilletc.blogspot
If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert
mysteryfile.com
Anthony Gilbert shared with other successful crime writers a combination of writing talent and clever plotting skills necessary to make it in detective fiction's Golden Age ... Along with Agatha Christie [he] had a talent to deceive
SUNDAY TIMES
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing