A Bundle of Reviews #10 Or The Case of the Creeping Rabbi

The Creeping Jenny Mystery by Brian Flynn (1930) The seemingly untouchable jewel-thief “Creeping Jenny” has been burglarizing the country houses of England. But Jenny’s last job goes a bit to far, and it’s not just jewels that are taken. Not one of my favorite of Flynn's books. Bathurst isn't "seen" until almost the end of …

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A Bundle of Reviews #4 – Murders Amongst the Beech and Maple

Murder at Beechlands by Maureen Sarsfield (1948) His car having gone into a ditch during a snowstorm, Inspector Lane Parry of Scotland Yard is stranded in the Sussex countryside. Staggering through the snow, he finds what he at first assumes to be a mental institution. What else is he to assume based on the inmates …

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The Case of the Black Twenty-Two by Brian Flynn (1928)

The London firm “Merryweather, Lindell and Daventry—Solicitors” has received instructions from wealthy American Laurence P. Stewart that they attend an auction and purchase for him, three items that once belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots. This unusual request raises the curiosity of partners Peter Daventry and David Lindell, so while Lindell sends a telegram off …

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The Billiard Room Mystery by Brian Flynn (1927)

One of Anthony Bathurst’s passions is detective fiction, and a belief that he has the abilities to solve a crime as well as Scotland Yard. And when he is invited to Sir Charles Considine’s annual Cricket Week house party he gets his chance. In the early hours of the morning, family and guests at Considine …

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The Mystery of the Peacock’s Eye by Brian Flynn

This is going to be short and, I hope, sweet. With the release of the first ten books by Brian Flynn in the Anthony Bathurst series, there have already been a number of reviews of The Mystery of the Peacock's Eye. I believe anyone of them would do it better justice to this book than …

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