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The Wife of Ronald Sheldon (Peter Duluth Mystery #9)

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Paperback, 216 pages
Published 1959 by Penguin Books (first published 1954)
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Apr 20, 2012 Max rated it liked it
Not the best detective novel in the world but a cracking 50-60 pages at the end where it all builds to a definite 'whodunnit?'
Following publishers Sheldon and Deluth, Jake Deluth narrates this book a partner to the murdered Ronald Sheldon and all fingers point to his son as the murderer. My only gripe with this novel is that the characters all seem a tad too stiff and wooden, there's depth in character but none of them seem all that believable. As I said, the last quarter of the book builds in p
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