No More Dying (Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne, #9)
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No More Dying (Lord Edward Corinth & Verity Browne #9)

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Praise for David Roberts:

“This is first-rate fun, informed by telling period detail.”—Publishers Weekly

“I recommend this one heartily for history-mystery devotees.”—Booklist

February, 1939. Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne are invited to Clivenden in Buckinghamshire, renowned as the headquarters for those prepared to go to any lengths to avert war. Murder stalks the...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Soho Constable (first published October 30th 2008)
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Lord Edward Corinth is asked to help identify the man who threatens Churchill's life. Rumors indicate that he is in some way connected to the American Embassy in London. At the same time, Edward's fiancee, journalist Verity Browne, is told by her Communist Party supervisors to make friends with Ambassador Joseph Kennedy. The couple meet boorish Joe, his ill-fated daughter Kathleen and son Joe Jr., and the charming Jack, around whom bodies start to accumulate. Verity gradually realizes that she w...more
The more I read this series, the more closely I see parallels between Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane and Lord Edward Corinth and Miss Verity Browne...except the duke's wife is much nicer than Sayers' Helen Duchess of Denver
Mary G.
As always a very good mystery. They are very traditional and brings a sense of the golden age.
Good choice for a vacation. Mystery set in the months leading up to the second world war.
Yorky Caz
another great read loved it. so sad the next book is the last
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David Roberts was an editor at Chatto and Windus, editorial director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson and a partner of Michael O'Mara Books, before becoming a full-time writer in 2000.

More about David Roberts...
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