Death On Doomsday

Death On Doomsday During the third summer Brent was open to the public and Roger Tirle eighth Earl of Seton made a ghastly discovery At the bottom of the priest s hole in the mansion s oldest wing lay a dead body T

  • Title: Death On Doomsday
  • Author: Elizabeth Lemarchand
  • ISBN: 9780553228298
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback
  • During the third summer, Brent was open to the public, and Roger Tirle, eighth Earl of Seton, made a ghastly discovery At the bottom of the priest s hole in the mansion s oldest wing lay a dead body To Detective Superintendent Tom Pollard, it was a very odd business indeed The victim must have taken the afternoon tour, then concealed himself, along with burglar tools anDuring the third summer, Brent was open to the public, and Roger Tirle, eighth Earl of Seton, made a ghastly discovery At the bottom of the priest s hole in the mansion s oldest wing lay a dead body To Detective Superintendent Tom Pollard, it was a very odd business indeed The victim must have taken the afternoon tour, then concealed himself, along with burglar tools and a bottle of whisky, in the ancient hiding place But before a robbery occurred, someone had killed him Certainly no member of the venerable Tirle family would stoop to common murder why, on the rough stone walls of the priest s hole, was there a long golden strand of Lady Seton s hair

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      Aka Elizabeth Wharton

    579 thoughts on “Death On Doomsday”

    1. 2.5 STARS | Sometimes the shortest of books take me the longest to read. Perhaps that's my shortcoming more than the book's. Elizabeth Lemarchand's mysteries had been described to me as similar to Midsomer Murders, and though I can see the comparison, this lacked the fun. I generally love Stately Home murder mysteries, and this one intrigued me in the beginning, especially where the body is discovered, but in the second half seemed rather plodding. It was hard to overlook a major coincidence. Se [...]


    2. A mystery from the late 1960s that has a much earlier "country manor" flavor. A dead man is discovered in a priest's hole in Brent, a stately house newly open to the public. Was he there to steal some valuable antique miniatures? What is the connection with Argentina? Did he have an accomplice? Inspector Pollard and Sergeant Toye investigate the house, the aristocratic family who owns it, and the various clues that are called in by the public. This is a straightforward, classic police procedural [...]


    3. A not at all bad English country house murder with a difference. One of her better stories.Plenty of good detection by Pollard and Toye. If you like police procedurals then you will probably enjoy this one. I did.I'd give it three and a half stars.


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