By Ngaio Marsh

ISBN-10: 1937384128

ISBN-13: 9781937384128

Ahhh, prussic acid, that hallmark of vintage Golden Age mysteries. Did stunning Cara Quoyne get a whiff of the sour almonds as she raised the goblet to her lips? We’ll by no means recognize: With a unmarried sip she transported herself to the Hereafter.

At least, that’s the romantic view. yet Inspector Alleyn has no real interest in romance; he’s investigating a homicide. Cara used to be a deeply non secular younger girl, a beginner with the home of the Sacred Flame. it sort of feels, despite the fact that, that someone was once working from very un-spiritual motivations.

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