Their hostess, the Dowager Duchess of Melmont, is murdered. An amateur detective, conveniently staying for the weekend, deduces that the Lyminster family chauffeur Corky Froggett must have done it.
For Blotto and Twinks, the only way to prove Corky's innocence is by finding the real perpetrator.So begins the second investigation for the daring duo- one which takes them via an opium den in Limehouse, a Scottish castle and a disused Cornish tin mine, to a thrilling final confrontation at the nerve-centre of the evil League of the Crimson Hand.
Yes, Blotto and Twinks are back!
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'Few crime writers are so enchantingly gifted.'
- Sunday Times
'One of British crime's most assured craftsmen. Crime writing just like in the good old days, and perfect entertainment.'
|Title||Blotto, Twinks and the Dead Dowager Duchess (Blotto and Twinks, #2)||Height|
|Publisher||Canvas (Constable & Robinson Ltd)||Pages||192|