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The reek of red herrings

Catriona McPherson

The reek of red herrings

by Catriona McPherson

  • 390 Want to read
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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Women private investigators,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCatriona McPherson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6113.C586 R44 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 pages
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27221768M
    ISBN 101250090989
    ISBN 109781250090980
    LC Control Number2016030749
    OCLC/WorldCa933272242

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The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson is a contemporary example of how authors can use the traditional "village" setting successfully to demonstrate their overall theme. A village location can be far more than just a pretty background for foul deeds and thrilling action/5.

THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS: Dandy Gilver and Alec Osborne (Gilver and Osborne, purveyors of truth) are called to the offices of Mr.

Birchfield, who is seeking someone who can investigate in confidence, the predicament he is facing. He does not want the police involved for fear it would ruin his salted herring business/5(14). Agatha and Lefty winner for best historical novel. On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings.

Enlisted to investigate, Dandy and her trusty cohort, Alec Osborne, are soon swept up in the fisherfolks’ wedding season as well as the mystery. Between age-old traditions and brand-new horrors, Dandy must think the unthinkable to solve her most baffling case yet in Brand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group.

Dandy Gilver and her gentleman sidekick, Alec Osborne, take to the wintry coast of Scotland in their fifth investigation (A Deadly Measure of Brimstone,etc.). A prosperous merchant summons Gilver and Osborne with an unpleasant mystery: the barrels of Author: Catriona Mcpherson.

The Reek of Red Herrings (Book): McPherson, Catriona: "On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges that would make a seagull think twice, and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings.

Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings.

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“A dandy series from a Scottish-born author; wit, humor, clues, and red herrings abound.” —The Boston Globe “Agatha Christie lives. If you like this kind of book, and I do, you’ll love this book.” —John Lescroart “Witty, humorous, and a thoroughly good read.”.

A cosy Dandy Gilver mystery set in s Scotland. For fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers and Agatha Christie. On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver /5(22).

The reek of red herrings / Catriona McPherson. McPherson, Catriona, (author.). The Reek of Red Herrings (Book): McPherson, Catriona: "On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges that would make a seagull think twice, and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings.

The Reek of Red Herrings. por Catriona McPherson. Dandy Gilver (Book 5) ¡Gracias por compartir. Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio 4/5. Enlisted to investigate, Dandy and her trusty cohort, Alec Osborne, are soon swept up in the fisherfolks' wedding season as well as the mystery.

Between age-old traditions and brand-new horrors, Dandy must think the unthinkable to solve her most baffling case yet in The Reek of Red Herrings. Enlisted to investigate, Dandy and her trusty cohort, Alec Osborne, are soon swept up in the fisherfolks' wedding season as well as the mystery.

Between age-old traditions and brand-new horrors, Dandy must think the unthinkable to solve her most baffling case yet in The Reek of Red Herrings. Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group. The Reek of Red Herrings (Book): McPherson, Catriona, "On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges that would make a seagull think twice, and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings.

Winner of the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel!"Dandy Gilver is marvelously, hopelessly, hilariously wonderful. If you haven't discovered Catriona McPherson yet, it's time to start!" —Charles Todd, author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery seriesOn the rain-drenched, wind-battere.Buy Red Herrings and White Elephants by Jack, Albert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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