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Murder Among Friends

3.61  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, Crime Classic Reprint, 192 pages
Published April 20th 1987 by Constable (first published 1946)
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Susan
When I read the blurb, I was afraid the story line would not appeal to me. But Ferrars pulls it off. Middle-aged Alice is invited to a wartime party by her new friend Cecily, to meet the people in Cecily's circle. Someone in the flat upstairs is murdered, and one of Cecily's guests is arrested and convicted. But Alice just can't understand how the unassuming person she met became a murderer. She talks to the various guests at the party, each one of whom gives her a different picture of the ...more
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Dec 07, 2015 Katrina rated it really liked it
This is an atmospheric murder mystery set in wartime London. I really enjoyed it.
Jean
Jun 09, 2014 Jean rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is a rather unusual mystery story. One knows right away who is suspected of the murder. She eventually stands trial, is found guilty and is sentenced to death. Only after this does someone question her guilt although it seems irrefutable. She speaks to others who were present at the time and finds out their views of the woman convicted of murder. They all agree that she is incapable of committing murder, but what about the proof?

The book was written in 1946 and is set during the war, s
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Aka E.X. Ferrars.

Born Morna Doris McTaggart in Rangoon, Burma of a Scottish father and an Irish-German mother, she grew up in England where she moved at age six. She attended Bedales school and then took a diploma in journalism at London University.

Her first two novels, 'Turn Single' (1932) and 'Broken Music' (1934), came out under her own name, Morna McTaggart. In the early 1930s she married her
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