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    Free download Death in the Stocks Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE This is the latest listen with my daughter on our commute she likes mysteries I like Georgette Heyer It turned out well I think The mystery element of it was a little weak I guessed the murderer and the means they'd be detected pretty early but the characters were strong There's even a romance that didn't suck so that's all good I did notice a real dearth of likeability I suppose that makes sense in a story whe

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    [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE Though billed as a mystery this book is mostly a serious of long arguments between uppercrust albeit bohemian assholes The Inspector for whom this is supposedly the first book in a series scarcely features and does not solve the crime It's odd It's also got its fair share of racist nattering about dark foreigners while at the same time being

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    [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¾ Georgette Heyer I was in the mood for this book after having started it sometime last year and really enjoying the first few chapters Unfortunately the first few chapters are the best part of the book but fortunately the rest is uite good too though I've read better The murder in the stocks of Arnold Vereker sparks a series of hilariously

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    Free download Death in the Stocks [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE 35 starsArnold Vereker a wealthy businessman is found dead in the stocks in the village of Ashleigh Green his weekend getaway and no one much cares His much younger half sister Antonia is the chief suspect having spent the night alone in her brother's house unexpectedly and she was engaged to Arnold's employee

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    [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE Georgette Heyer is a writer I keep meaning to read of In the past I've enjoyed a couple of her Regency romances most recently listening to one of the audiobooks read by Richard Armitage but this is the first time I've tried one of her mysteriesThe style of writing seems uite similar to that of her Regency novels with a lot of witty dialogue and larger than life characters The story is also laced with romance Although t

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    Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¾ Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE I liked it First time reading this author can't believe I had never heard of her even though she wrote in the 30's As I read I kept thinking it would have made a great black and white movie in the syle of the My Man Godfrey etc

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    Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¾ Georgette Heyer [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download This is the cover picture of the copy I read but it was a cheap edition small font closely spaced only 174 pages Through no fault of GH's this made it uite a tiring readOn to my review This was my favourite of GH's mysteries when I first read it all these years later it still is I probably wouldn't like Kenneth much in real life in fact I probably wouldn't be able to stand him but the dialogue between him his sister as

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    [Death in the Stocks] EBOOK / KINDLE Slowly but surely I have been picking my way through Heyer's detective fiction and thoroughly enjoying my jaunt into her engaging blend of whodunnit with sparkling English country house London town settings of t

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Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¾ Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download Free download Death in the Stocks The moonlight shone on the uiet village green when an English bobbie returning from night patrol finds on a man's two motionless feet stuck through the holes of a pair of stocks He identifies the corpse in evening dress immediately Wealthy Andrew Vereker was not a well loved man and when he was found stabbed no one seemed to be particularly disturbed The resourceful Inspector Hannasyde found nothing unusual in the murder until he met the Vereker heirs The Vereker family are corrupt and eccentric and hardly cooperative Every member of his eccentric family had a motive money Was it his half sister Antonia whose marriage he had forbidden or Rudolph her embezzling lover Could it have been Arnold's half brother Kenneth heir apparent or perh This is the first mystery featuring Inspector Hannasyde and is the first Georgette Heyer mystery that I have read It begins with a very unusual murder Mr Arnold Vereker who has a weekend cottage in the country is found stabbed to death with his body left propped in the stocks of Ashleigh Green As the story unfolds we find that Mr Vereker was a wealthy man who was disliked by his younger half sister and brother Antonia was engaged to a man that Mr Vereker disapproved of while her artist brother Kenneth is in debt and wants to marry the beautiful Violet Williams who makes no secret of her desire for a good life Both Kenneth and Antonia treat the matter of Mr Vereker s murder flippantly to the despair of both Inspector Hannasyde and their considerably sensible cousin Giles Carrington This mystery has a relatively small amount of possible suspects and a lot of humorous conversations between the characters as to who could be guilty The characters are eccentric rather than unlikeable but it is easy to see how the generation divide leads to misunderstanding I liked this enough to want to read by Heyer with a fun storyline some good plot twists and turns and a likeable amateur sleuth in Giles to aid the Inspector

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Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¾ Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download Free download Death in the Stocks E they pulling his leg or were they deliberately tricking him The uestion is who in this family is clever enough to get away with murderOne cousin allies himself with the inspector while the victim's half brother and sister each of whom suspects the other markedly try to set him off the scent Hannasyde's consummate powers of detection and solicitor Giles Carrington's amateur sleuthing are tested to their limits With the second murder the inspector gave up in despair admitting that the family was too much for him It must be someone attractive Inspector Hannasyde kept telling himself in one of his most puzzling cases ever The solution to the baffling though perfectly plausible crimes comes through other channels and as a distinct surpris This is the cover picture of the copy I read but it was a cheap edition small font closely spaced only 174 pages Through no fault of GH s this made it uite a tiring readOn to my review This was my favourite of GH s mysteries when I first read it all these years later it still is I probably wouldn t like Kenneth much in real life in fact I probably wouldn t be able to stand him but the dialogue between him his sister as they argue that they could each of them have been the murderer just crackles with wit Only a writer as gifted as GH could have made their callousness appealingThere is one general criticism I have of GH s mysteries view spoiler there are always some characters usually the romantic interests that the reader just knows won t be the murderer However the disreputable but likeable Roger becoming a victim is unusual But all characters in a Christie are fair game this is one of the reasons why GH will never be considered as good a murder mystery writer as her hide spoiler

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Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¾ Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer ¾ 5 Download Free download Death in the Stocks Aps it was the delectable beauty Violet Williams And then there was Roger his dead brother who appeared right after the murder Narrowing down the suspects is not going to be an easy job The problem the inspector had to face was whether these four were the charming intelligent though perfectly infuriating people they seemed to be or whether they were cunning than any murder suspects he had ever encountered They seemed to enjoy being suspects which they logically were and in proving to him how easy both in deed and in fact it would have been for any one of them to have killed Vereker They delighted in tying nooses around each other's necks in laying false trails in annoying the police and a side issue in driving the inspector frantic Wer I was in the mood for this book after having started it sometime last year and really enjoying the first few chapters Unfortunately the first few chapters are the best part of the book but fortunately the rest is uite good too though I ve read better The murder in the stocks of Arnold Vereker sparks a series of hilariously convoluted conversations among his eccentric family members who all had motive and opportunity to murder him and all seem eager to show how cleverly they each could have contrived his murder The Verekers were entertaining without being likeable and overall the story was pleasant to follow if a little slow It pretty much consists only of conversations between various people and while the wit level is cranked up to eleven from the beginning the plot was definitely stagnant towards the middle at which point I correctly guessed the culprit and kept on reading puzzled that the detective wasn t adding all the pieces together My favourite part of these mysteries is the cleverness and resourcefulness of the detectives and police which was lacking in Death in the StocksWhile I greatly enjoyed the way Superintendent Hannasyde and Mr Carrignton handled the Verekers I was hoping for a few clues and twists to happen and for them to better manage to corner the suspectsview spoiler The reveal of Miss Williams as the murderess fell incredibly flat because it was only them two talking about it It would have been so much better if they revealed in front of her and everybody else too hide spoiler

  • Paperback
  • 262
  • Death in the Stocks
  • Georgette Heyer
  • English
  • 13 July 2020
  • 9780755108879