Historical Novel society July 2012
Readers will have no trouble diving in without having read the previous titles in the series. Solving the mystery, however, may be more challenging. This fast-paced page-turner has more twists than a serpent, yet it's easy to follow, and the ending may surprise even the most die-hard mystery fan. Great read!
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 11th June 2012
Gordon-Smith's absorbing sixth Jack Haldean mystery
Fans will enjoy how the intricate plot builds to a particularly satisfying solution.
Dolores Gordon-Smith is on sparkling form. Period details are carefully and sparingly used to give the flavour of the 1920s. This is an excellent story which finishes excitingly and with all the loose ends neatly tied up
"A classic mystery in the style of Philip Macdonald’s Anthony Gethryn stories; complex, insouciant and very British"
Kirkus Reviews on Trouble Brewing
A missing man leads Jack Haldean straight into danger . . .
--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
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