And Death Came Too by Richard Hull (1942)

Four friends have been attending a series of balls when they receive an invitation from a neighbor, Arthur Yeldham, to visit him at nearby Y Bryn House. The four, Martin Hands, his sister Patricia, Patricia’s fiancé Gerald Lansley, and Barbara Carmichael, are disinclined to go, but finally set off for Y Bryn. There, they find, not …

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Murder Isn’t Easy by Richard Hull (1936)

Nicholas Latimer considers himself by far the most important director of the advertising agency NeO-aD. He believes that Paul Spencer, the head of the sales department and fellow director, is undermining his work and that the agency would be better off without him. Buying Spencer out is a non-starter, and Latimer’s attempt to vote him …

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The Ghost It Was by Richard Hull (1936)

Gregory Spring-Benson is a young man of “perfect idleness” without the means of paying his creditors or continuing to meet his expensive tastes. An offer of his services to the deputy sub-assistant editor of The New Light newspaper is rebuffed. Although, if he happens to have any ideas, he should send them along and the …

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Keep It Quiet by Richard Hull (1935)

The Whitehall Club does not quite belong to the ranks of the more prestigious men’s clubs of London. The quality of sherry received from the new wine supplier is a matter of much controversy, the smaller library is uncomfortably hot, the tea trays are bent and rattle, and certain members have a habit of making …

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The Murder of My Aunt by Richard Hull

Edward Powell is forced to live with his formidable Aunt Mildred at her home Brynmawr, outside the small, “and entirely frightful” town of Llwll, Wales. For a man of refined tastes forced to be isolated from any form of intellectual stimulation, outside of his French novels, is intolerable. But as his sole guardian and trustee, …

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