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Brat Farrar

by Josephine Tey

In this surprising tale of mystery and suspense, a stranger enters the inner sanctum of the Ashby family posing as Patrick Ashby, the heir to the family's sizable fortune. The stranger, Brat Farrar, has been carefully coached on Patrick's mannerisms, appearance, and every significant detail of Patrick's early life, up to his thirteenth year when he disappeared and was thought to have drowned himself. It seems as if Brat is going to pull off this most incredible deception until old secrets emerge that jeopardize the imposter's plan and his life. Culminating in a final terrible moment when all is revealed, Brat Farrar is a precarious adventure that grips the reader early and firmly and then holds on until the explosive conclusion.

The Complete Inspector Grant Mysteries

by Josephine Tey

Josephine Tey's Inspector Grant novels are pillars of detective fiction--her name is on the short list of greats next to Raymond Chandler and Arthur Conan Doyle. <P> This collection features all five stories starring the inspector, including The Daughter of Time, which was ranked at number one on the UK Crime Writers' Association's list of The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time. It also features The Franchise Affair, which features the inspect as a supporting character. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The Daughter of Time

by Josephine Tey

What does a great detective do when he's stuck in bed? Inspector Grant is used to prowling the streets, solving crimes and unraveling mysteries, so when he finds himself bedridden in the hospital, he needs something to occupy his mind.<P> He turns his attention to the figure of Richard III--generally considered a murderous monster by history. But is the reputation really earned? Soon the inspector has his friends delivering stacks of history books to him, but can any detective, even one of his skill, solve a 400-year-old mystery? In 1990, the UK Crime Writers' Association ranked it at number one on their list of The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The Franchise Affair

by Josephine Tey

Robert Blair has a quiet life as a solicitor in a small town until the Sharpes, a mother and daughter living in The Franchise, their country home, are accused of kidnapping and abuse. <P> Blair, with some guidance from Scotland Yard's brilliant Inspector Grant, dons the cap of the amateur detective, determined to get to the bottom of these startling accusations. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The Man in the Queue (Inspector Grant #1)

by Josephine Tey

Inspector Alan Grant searches for the identity of a man killed in the line ata theater and for the identity of the killer--whom no one saw.

Miss Pym Disposes

by Josephine Tey

Miss Lucy Pym, psychologist and guest lecturer at a college, prevents a student from cheating in the exam by destroying her crib notes. Her cover-up precipitates another that only her psychological theories can prove was really murder.

Miss Pym Disposes

by Josephine Tey

Miss Lucy Pym, a popular English psychologist, is guest lecturer at a physical training college. The year's term is nearly over, and Miss Pym -- inquisitive and observant -- detects a furtiveness in the behavior of one student during a final exam. She prevents the girl from cheating by destroying her crib notes. But Miss Pym's cover-up of one crime precipitates another -- a fatal "accident" that only her psychological theories can prove was really murder.

A Shilling for Candles (Inspector Grant #2)

by Josephine Tey

When a woman's body washes up on an isolated stretch of beach on the southern coast of England, Scotland Yard's Inspector Alan Grant is on the case. But the inquiry into her death turns into a nightmare of false leads and baffling clues.

The Singing Sands (Inspector Grant #6)

by Josephine Tey

On his train journey back to Scotland for a well-earned rest, Inspector Grant learns that a fellow passenger, one Charles Martin, has been found dead. It looks like a case of misadventure -- but Grant is not so sure.

To Love and Be Wise

by Josephine Tey

Leslie Searle is the top of the heap when it comes to Hollywood photographers, and any star, from the aspiring to the headliner, would kill--figuratively, of course--to have their picture taken by him. <P> <P> But when he goes missing in a little English village, Inspector Grant must step in to determine if someone has taken that saying a little bit too literally. . . Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

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