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Author Austen-Leigh, Lois, author.

Title The incredible crime / Lois Austen-Leigh ; with an introduction by Kirsten T. Saxton.

Publication Info. Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Mystery - DKLY-12  MYS AUS    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Fiction - NLBB-1  AUS    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition, first U.S. trade paperback edition.
Description viii, 232 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series British Library crime classics
A Cambridge mystery
British Library crime classics.
Cambridge mystery.
Note Originally published in 1931 by Herbert Jenkins.
Summary Prince's College, Cambridge, is a peaceful and scholarly community, enlivened by Prudence Pinsent, the Master's daughter. Spirited, beautiful, and thoroughly unconventional, Prudence is a remarkable young woman.One fine morning she sets out for Suffolk to join her cousin Lord Wellende for a few days' hunting. On the way Prudence encounters Captain Studde of the coastguard - who is pursuing a quarry of his own.Studde is on the trail of a drug smuggling ring that connects Wellende Hall with the cloistered world of Cambridge. It falls to Prudence to unravel the identity of the smugglers - who may be forced to kill, to protect their secret.This witty and entertaining crime novel has not been republished since the 1930s. This new edition includes an introduction by Kirsten T. Saxton, professor of English at Mills College, California.
Subject College stories.
Drug traffic -- Fiction.
Cambridge (England) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Added Author Saxton, Kirsten T., 1965- writer of introduction.
Saxton, Kirsten T., 1965- writer of introduction.
ISBN 9781464207464 (paperback)
1464207461 (paperback)

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