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Crime Of Miss Oyster Brown

On sale

26th July 2012

Price: £2.99

Selected:  Digital (deliver electronic) / ISBN-13: 9781405519830

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This collection of 18 short stories presents a diverse range of characters and scenarios, from guilt-ridden fraudsters to love-sick murderers. Murderers, thieves and conmen display much ingenuity, though frequently not enough to avoid the nemesis of justice.


A highly recommended collection of minature mystery gems by this top crime writer, featuring a superb selection of characters, from guilt-ridden fraudsters to love-sick murderers.
A reliable, original writer.
is a nice barbershop monologue with Sweeny Todd overtones.
sees a poseuse tricked into covering up for a kleptomaniac slimmter; 'Curl Up and Dye’
Peter Lovesey shows a Heath Robinson inventiveness- always worth a look, whimsically full of twists and turns... In the title story a pillar of the Church's re-use of an unfranked stamp and her purchase of some compost accelerator is the catalyst for a more serious crime; 'The Model Con