The Spinster's Secret

The Spinster's Secret

Forget The Girl on the Train – meet the woman who watches from her window, and finds herself caught up in murder…
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club


‘Watching, fascinated and horrified, he saw thin fingers creep around the edge of the black curtain. Someone from inside was tugging to loosen it . . .’

Miss Janet Martin, a 74-year-old spinster, enjoys her daily habit of watching passers-by from her window. When she strikes up a friendship with one of them – the golden-haired Pamela – she has no inkling that the innocence of her fading years is about to be turned upside down.

The little old lady becomes inextricably involved in the child’s fate, and when she calls in private eye Arthur Crook to help, a plot of abduction, fraud and murder unfolds . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 14th April 2013

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781471909894

Reviews

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
mysteryfile.com
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
SUNDAY EXPRESS