Jill Paton Walsh has...given us a Lord Peter story in the true Sayers' style and tradition
An engrossing, intelligent and provocative novel in the guise of a conventional mystery.
Could this be the best book Dorothy L. Sayers never wrote? She has done a splendid job - certain to please the legions of Sayers loyalists as well as readers new to the Wimsey canon . . . Lord Peter has been made much more human and interesting by marriage. . . and the story is full of twists and connivance.
A must for all Wimsey lovers...an entertaining read which offers some longed for insight into the lives of the Wimseys after their marriage
Vintage whimsey ... Wimsey lives on in delicious familiarity in this triupmh not just of one writer's art, but of two
An admirable page-turner with some fascinating detail
Jill Paton Walsh excels as Ms Sayers' posthumous voice. As before the two authors blend seamlessly and the intricately woven plot would grace anything from the golden age of detective writing
Undeniably fascinating reading for lovers of good crime novels - nad, in particular, those who loved the Lord Peter Wimsey series.
A must for all Wimsey lovers, this beautifully written novel is a murder mystery in the style of Agatha Christie.
A truly engaging read