Snake in the Grass

Snake in the Grass

He tried to help a woman in need – but she’s the prime suspect in her husband’s murder…
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club

Con Gardiner had no family; his work and his one-room flat filled most of his solitary existence, until one evening a strange girl in the street asked him to lend her a pound.

Con was attracted to Caro Graves, and puzzled too; he couldn’t see what would become of this girl who had just left her husband after a bitter quarrel, and who had nowhere to go. But he was soon to have more to worry about: Caro’s husband was dead . . . and Caro was the main suspect.


‘Anthony Gilbert’s novels show the unsensational type of detective story at its best’ Daily Telegraph
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 14th March 2014

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781471910012

Reviews

No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
SUNDAY TIMES
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing
SUNDAY TIMES
If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert
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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
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