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Third Crime Lucky

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14th February 2015

Price: £18.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781471910128

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An ordinary couple – but wherever they go, death follows…
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club

Mr Cobb is the third elderly invalid to die conveniently, if unexpectedly, in the house of Fred and Bessie Meadows. Yet who could suspect this responsible, honest couple? Nothing is too much trouble, yet wherever they go, death goes too. But their third crime involves them with Arthur Crook, and that’s when their luck turns.

Fans of the lawyer-sleuth know that his arrival on the scene brings action, and that every sort of cunning will be employed to ensure the innocent are kept safe and the guilty … trapped.

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

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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
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Anthony Gilbert's novels show the unsensational type of detective story at its best
NEW YORK TIMES
Fast, light, likeable