By Margery Allingham
Classic Crime from the Golden Age, the 1st within the Albert Campion sequence. Margery Allingham is J.K. Rowling's favorite Golden Age author.
George Abbershaw is decided for a social weekend at Black Dudley manor, hosted by means of Wyatt Petrie and his aged uncle Colonel Combe, who enjoys the corporate of shiny younger issues. With Meggie Oliphant in attendance, George appears ahead to the opportunity of having towards the lady he is set his middle on. but if homicide spoils the celebration, the crowd quickly discover that not just is there a killer of their midst, however the home is lower than the keep an eye on of infamous criminals. Trapped and at their mercy, George needs to give you the chance to thwart their diabolical plans whereas getting himself and Meggie out alive.
Luckily for Abbershaw, one of the site visitors is Albert Campion – a garrulous and affable party-crasher with an outstanding knack for fixing mysteries and interrogating suspects.
The Crime at Black Dudley, first released in 1929, is the 1st novel to introduce Margery Allingham's amiable and masses enjoyed sleuth – Albert Campion.