Death of a Mystery Writer: A Murder Mystery (Of Course) by Robert Barnard

By Robert Barnard

From grasp secret author Robert Barnard, one in all his early novels, "Death of a secret Writer."

First released in 1979, "Death of a secret Writer" bought an Edgar Award nomination for "Best Novel" of that 12 months. It's with nice excitement that Scribner reissues this cherished novel from essentially the most revered names in crime writing.

Sir Oliver Fairleigh-Stubbs, obese and overbearing, collapses and dies at his birthday celebration whereas indulging his flavor for infrequent liquors. He had promised his daughter he will be well mannered and charitable for the total day, however the pressure of such exemplary habit used to be evidently too nice. He leaves a kinfolk relieved to be rid of him, and he additionally leaves a fortune, earned as a bestselling secret author.

To everyone's shock, Sir Oliver's elder son, who brazenly hated his father, inherits many of the property. His spouse, his daughter, and his more youthful son are each one to obtain the royalties from one conscientiously selected booklet. however the manuscript of the unpublished quantity left to Sir Oliver's spouse -- a posthumous "last case" that will be worthy hundreds of thousands -- has disappeared. And Sir Oliver's dying is starting to glance lower than natural.

Into this sour family comes Inspector Meredith, a lively Welshman who in many ways resembles Sir Oliver's fictional hero. In Robert Barnard's skillful fingers, Inspector Meredith's research turns into not just a vintage instance of detection yet a chic and funny slice of crime.

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