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The Woman in Red

The Woman in Red

They took her identity – they wanted her life – but they couldn’t take her spirit.
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club

When Julia Ross, a jobless and penniless young woman, 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 woman dressed in red with murderous intentions. For Julia is exactly what she needs – someone with no family, no connections, who will not be missed…

Two days later, Julia awakes in a different house in different clothes and with a new identity. And no one will believe anything she says.

But the woman in red hadn’t reckoned on a secret admirer even Julia didn’t know she had – and the indefatigable sleuth Arthur Crook.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery / Classic Crime

On Sale: 12th December 2019

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781471920554

Reviews

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
mysteryfile.com
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
SUNDAY EXPRESS
If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert
Inkquilletc.blogspot
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing
SUNDAY TIMES