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After the Armistice Ball (edition 2005)

by Catriona McPherson

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This gripping murder-mystery is set amid the struggling upper classes of Perthshire as their comfortable world begins to crumble in the aftermath of the First World War..
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Title:After the Armistice Ball
Authors:Catriona McPherson
Info:London : Constable, 2005.
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Tags:mystery, World War I, Perthshire, Scotland, Galloway

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Slow to start and confusing for first chapter. Needed to be edited tighter was a couple of chapters too slow in middle. ( )
  Mary_Beth_Robb | Feb 4, 2020 |
If you find P.G. Wodehouse to your liking, and if you are partial to a frolicsome but finely constructed murder mystery once in a while, DO NOT FAIL to investigate Catriona McPherson! ( )
  donmacleod | Apr 25, 2016 |
Dandy Gilver is asked by a friend to look into missing diamonds, and then one of the family who has been robbed is found dead, Cara Duffy's fiance Alec is unsure about the death and his suspicions encourage Dandy to keep hunting. The two of them spark well as a team. The banter sounds authentic and the characters appealed I'm looking forward to more of this. ( )
  wyvernfriend | Mar 22, 2016 |
meh. I read 2/3 and just didn't enjoy the writing and it was awfully convoluted. The characters continued to change their minds about who did what. I found it bothersome. ( )
  anglophile65 | Mar 8, 2016 |
A fun new series. ( )
  cygnet81 | Jan 17, 2016 |
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To my parents, Jim and Jean McPherson,
with all my love and thanks
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Lustre. That was what had been missing and was suddenly back. (Prologue)
I was not -- and I say this with neither pride nor shame -- a sensitive soul. (Chapter One)
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First published in the UK by Constable, 2005.
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