Author: Mavis Doriel Hay
Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division (2014)
Size: 18.8cm x 13.2cm, 288 pages
This classic mystery novel is set in and around the Northern Line of the London Underground. It is now republished for the first time since the 1930's with an introduction by the award-winning crime writer Stephen Booth.
When Miss Pongleton is found murdered on the stairs of Belsize Park station, her fellow-boarders in the Frampton Hotel are not overwhelmed with grief at the death of a tiresome old women. But they all have their theories about the identity of the murderer, and help to unravel the mystery of who killed the wealthy 'Pongle'. Several of her fellow residents - even Tuppy the terrier have a part to play in the events that lead to a dramatic arrest.
About the Author:
Mavis Doriel Hay (1894 - 1979) was a novelist of the golden age of british crime fiction. Her three detective novels were published in the 1930's and have now been reintroduced to modern readers by the British Library.