The Wychford Poisoning Case by Anthony Berkeley (1926)

All of England believes Mrs. Bentley poisoned her husband with arsenic.       ‘Defense!’ said Barbara with a slight sniff. ‘What a hope! If ever a person was obviously guilty--!’ ‘There,’ said Roger, ‘speaks the voice of all England—with two exceptions.’ ‘Exceptions? I shouldn’t have thought there was a single exception. Who?’ ‘Well--Mrs. Bentley for one.’" That other exception is …

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The Layton Court Mystery by Anthony Berkeley

Genial and wealthy Victor Stanworth is hosting a house party at Layton Court. Lady Stanworth, his sister-in-law, acts as his hostess, and his secretary, Major Jefferson, is there to keep things organized. In attendance are Mrs Shannon, her daughter Barbara, Mrs Plant, Alexander Grierson and his friend Roger Sheringham. When Stanworth is found dead in the …

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