A beach holiday is ruined by a murder, committed with a cyanide-sprinkled sandwich. The death of a guest casts a shadow over the summer holiday season at Oakfields mansion. The murder weapon is discovered: a sandwich, seasoned with a good pinch of cyanide. Motives abound among the other holidaymakers staying at Oakfields, a strange and fascinating group of people with plenty of secrets to hide...
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Emma Page first began writing as a hobby, and after a number of her poems had been accepted by the BBC and her short stories began appearing in weekly magazines, she took to writing radio plays and crime novels. She was first published in the Crime Club, which later become Collins Crime. An English graduate from Oxford, Emma Page taught in every kind of educational establishment the UK and abroad before she started writing full-time.Review:
Praise for Emma Page: 'A cunningly assembled net-tightener' The Times
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Book Description Collins Crime Club, London, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 400 g; 224 pages, in original pictorial illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket has a quarter inch tear at the bottom left of the rear panel, otherwise there is no damage to report. At the height of the summer holiday season a number of people converge on Oakfield, Navarone as a private guesthouse. Within the group of people were a number of motors for murder, some recent, some reaching far back into the past, but all of them mercilessly exposed when one of the group dies unnaturally and it is clear that among these pleasant, ordinary people is someone prepared to kill. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; crime fiction; ISBN: 0002312468. ISBN/EAN: 9780002312462. Inventory No: 0222133. Bookseller Inventory # 0222133
Book Description William Collins Sons Limited, London Glasgow Toronto Sydney Auckalnd Johannesburg, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 130mmX205mm. First edition, hardback with dust wrapper. In very good condition. Light foxing on edges and small mark on bottom corner of first few pages. Binding is tidy and firm. Dust wrapper is bright and price intact. Some general wear and tear on edges, otherwise in very good condition. The dustwrapper is covered in archival plastic. *We always describe the faults of our books meticulously but they usually present better than they sound. Bookseller Inventory # FIC0101