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Lonesome Road (Miss Silver, Book 3) (original 1939; edition 1993)

by Patricia Wentworth

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Title:Lonesome Road (Miss Silver, Book 3)
Authors:Patricia Wentworth
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The Lonesome Road of the title refers to the path in life followed by Rachel Treherne, who inherited a large sum of money from her father and is now concerned because she believes that one of her dependent relatives may be trying to kill her. She calls in Miss Silver to investigate and find out just who is trying to kill her and why. Wentworth builds the tension throughout the book, which ends in a nailbitingly tense denoument. Wonderful. ( )
  riverwillow | Aug 21, 2011 |
Rachel has spent years trying to follow her father's wishes in regards to the money he left her when died, much to her family's displeasure. When she starts getting threatening letters and attempts seem to be made on her life, she calls in Miss Silver to find out who is behind it.
This is a light, entertaining mystery but nothing special. Rachel is a little older than Wentworth's usual heroine although there is another pair of young lovers in the background.
  alasen_reads | Aug 12, 2008 |
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Rachel Treherne got out of the first-class carriage in which she had travelled to London, gave up her ticket at the barrier, and after walking a little way in the direction of the exit stopped and looked up at the station clock.
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Someone is trying to kill beautiful Rachel Treherne for her fortune. Enlisting the talents of Miss Silver seems the only way she can stay alive.
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Where there's a will there's a motive for murder! Miss Silver solves this mystery written by one of the Queens of classic crime fiction.

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