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Suddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3) Christianna Brand

Suddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3)

Christianna Brand

Published in 1946 and set at the end of WWII, this is the third Inspector Cockrill mystery and has also been published under the title, Suddenly at his residence.

Sir Richard March has kept his house a shrine to his first wife, the beautiful ballerina Serafita, despite...Read full review
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In the height of an English summer, Grandfather is found dead in the little Grecian lodge among the rose gardens of his estate. Inspector Cockrill has reason to believe that Sir Richard met with an untimely death, and that the evildoer is among theMoreIn the height of an English summer, Grandfather is found dead in the little Grecian lodge among the rose gardens of his estate. Inspector Cockrill has reason to believe that Sir Richard met with an untimely death, and that the evildoer is among the genteel family gathered at the rural manor. But why on earth would one of the loving brood do such a dreadful thing? Simple: the night he died, cantankerous Sir Richard was arranging to disinherit his offspring for the umpteenth time. Someone took murderous steps to protect their own interests. But the murderer left no scuff in the carefully raked sand paths, no trace on the manicured lawns of Swanswater