Publication date: June 16, 2016
eBook ISBN: 9780993576331
Miss Seeton Sings (ebook)
A Miss Seeton Mystery
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It’s ‘set an artist to catch an artist’…
When a flood of perfectly faked banknotes hits the market, retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton, the Yard’s famed ‘MissEss’, is chosen to investigate a respected Geneva bank. Somehow, the forger is also mixed up in the theft of valuable paintings.
But Miss S. is new to air travel – surely the names Geneva and ‘Genova’ must be the same place? Bamboozling both the crooks and the police who vainly try to keep tabs on her, innocently humming the fraudsters’ musical password, she trips gaily along the dangerous trail.
Serene amidst every kind of skullduggery, this eccentric English spinster steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles, armed with nothing more than her sketchpad and umbrella!
‘This is not so much black comedy as black-currant comedy… You can’t stop reading. Or laughing.’ THE SUN
‘A most beguiling protagonist!’ NEW YORK TIMES
‘Light, zany, this novel is peopled by several genuine human beings you hate to see go.’ HOUSTON POST
‘Depth of description and lively characters bring this English village to life.’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
‘Miss Seeton gets into wild drama with fine touches of farce… This is a lovely mixture of the funny and the exciting.’ SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
‘For those who like a bit of fun in their mystery stories a new Miss Seeton yarn is always welcome. Heron Carvic once more provides his readers with a host of chuckles while at the same time assuring plenty of action.’ LEWISTON JOURNAL
‘She’s a joy!’ CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER
‘Miss Seeton is a star!’ DETROIT NEWS
‘Not since Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple has there been a more lovable female dabbler in crime and suspense.’ AMARILLO NEWS
‘Miss Seeton is the most delightfully satisfactory character since Miss Marple.’ OGDEN NASH