Imogen Quy returns after a decade to solve another intriguing Cambridge mystery
Jill Paton Walsh, born in 1937, is also the author of many non-crime novels for adults: the fourth of these, Knowledge of Angels, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Before writing for adults she made a career as a writer of children's books and has won many literary prizes.
'An entertaining read' -- Sunday Times 'A jewel in the traditional English detective mode... Ms. Morse has arrived' -- Observer 'Imogen Quy positively sparkles on the page as an amateur sleuth.' -- Sunday Express 19920101 'In Imogen Quy, the author has created an admirable detective heroine, as unabashed as she is unaffected.' -- Times Literary Supplement 19920101 'Paton Walsh plots deftly and writes intelligently ... Sayers' many fans will be delighted.' -- Andrew Taylor, Independent 19980101 'Jill Paton Walsh demonstrates that the traditional ingredients of the woman sleuth, the academic background and a clever puzzle are still capable of being arranged into an entertaining and stimulating crime novel.' -- Manchester Evening News 19980101