Bleeding Hooks by Harriet Rutland (1933)

The Fisherman’s Rest hotel lies in Aberllyn, a Welsh fishing village and is filled with ardent fishermen, and fisherwomen. One such individual is the plump, wealthy and rather vulgar Mrs. Ruby Mumsby. While she goes out for the fishing every day, the popular opinion is that she is more interested in landing a new husband …

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Knock, Murder, Knock by Harriet Rutland

Presteignton Hydro had been built in an age when people visited hydropathic establishments more for the sake of fashion than of health.”  That time is long gone and the Hydro is now the residence of the middle-aged or elderly who seek comfort combined with less expense. The genteel group of individuals currently in residence spend …

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