Death in the Stocks

Death in the Stocks

Book - 1976
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Publisher: New York : Aeonian Press, 1976, c1935
ISBN: 089190631X
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY HEYER
Characteristics: 217 p. ; 23 cm


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Miss Heyer, who virtually created the modern Regency romance novel, was also a popular mystery writer in the 1930s and 1940s. This 1935 mystery has been praised for the sparkling dialogue of its outrageously self-absorbed suspects. The story opens dramatically with the body of a man found in the ... Read More »

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JCLJulieT Apr 18, 2013

How come cousins marry each other so often in Heyer books? Ok, he's handsome, smart, and charming. You've known him forever. Because you're related! Don't do it! Marry someone else's cousin! Anyway, this was a fun mystery with snarky and uncompromising characters. It is the first appearance of Superintendent Hannasyde, about whom Heyer wrote many more novels. And, I figured our who did it before the detective! Yesss!


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