...the conclusion of the book is excellent in its execution. It is a nice read, and not at all heavy.(Matthew Barnes Carpe Libris)
Lois Austen-Leigh is the great-great grandniece of Jane Austen and she has something of her famous relative's deft touch at social satire in this mystery published in 1931. In this relatively short novel, the author casts a humorous eye the Golden Age mystery genre. She chooses both the academic mystery and the country house mystery as her subject.(Elaine Cichantk NetGalley)
Austen-Leigh, the great-great niece of Jane Austen who is said to have used Aunt Jane's writing desk to write four mysteries, provides fascinating details of what British high life was like at the time.(Connie Fletcher Booklist)
About the Author
LOIS AUSTEN-LEIGH was the author of four mystery novels published in the 1930s, which have been out of print for over 70 years until the publication of this new edition. Austen-Leigh was the great-great niece of Jane Austen.