[AZW] ✓ Free Read ↠ A Gentleman Called : by Dorothy Salisbury Davis º #2020


  • Title: A Gentleman Called
  • Author: Dorothy Salisbury Davis
  • ISBN: 9781892323873
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback

  • A Gentleman Called By Dorothy Salisbury Davis In Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis s second Mrs Norris novel, which the New York Times hailed as tensely perplexing, the crime solving Scottish housekeeper helps crack the case of a serial lady killerAs housekeeper to James Jarvis s recently deceased father, a retired major general of the US Army, Mrs Norris has raised Jimmie since boyhood Now thIn Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis s second Mrs Norris novel, which the New York Times hailed as tensely perplexing, the crime solving Scottish housekeeper helps crack the case of a serial lady killerAs housekeeper to James Jarvis s recently deceased father, a retired major general of the US Army, Mrs Norris has raised Jimmie since boyhood Now the Wall Street lawyer faces a challenging case The son of one of the firm s old blue blood clients has been slapped with a paternity suit But Teddy Adkins swears he never slept with the woman.Meanwhile, Mrs Norris is miffed when her gentleman friend Jasper Tully, the widowed chief investigator for the Manhattan DA s office, cancels one dinner date after another because a real estate magnate has been found strangled in the bedroom of her Upper East Side apartment Jewelry was stolen, but there are no signs of a break in Tully s investigation turns up a trail of strangulations that extends all the way to the Midwest As Mrs Norris pursues her own unorthodox investigation, she uncovers a shocking link between the cases that threatens her very life.A Gentleman Called,a finalist for the Mystery Writers of America s Edgar Award,is the second novel in Dorothy Salisbury Davis s Mrs Norris Mysteries, which also include Death of an Old Sinner, Old Sinners Never Die, and Mrs Norris Observes, a short story in the collection Tales for a Stormy Night.
    Dorothy Salisbury Davis
    Dorothy Salisbury Davis is a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, and a recipient of lifetime achievement awards from Bouchercon and Malice Domestic The author of seventeen crime novels, including the Mrs Norris Mysteries and the Julie Hayes Mysteries three historical novels and numerous short stories she has served as president of the Mystery Writers of America and is a founder of Sisters in Crime.

    A Gentleman Called By Dorothy Salisbury Davis

    Commentaires:

    Ivonne Rovira
    I m not sure what I think of A Gentleman Called I can t decide whether I feel disappointed or whether the unusual aspects of this second book in Dorothy Salisbury Davis Mrs Norris mystery series makes up for the shortcomings I pretty much had the murderer pegged before the end of Chapter 5 and you will, too If that s a deal breaker for you in a mystery, then skip A Gentleman Called However, there was a certain excitement in seeing two parallel investigations one an official one by Jasper Tully, [...]

    Abbey
    1958, 2 Mrs Norris, housekeeper to James Jarvis, Lawyer, and Inspector Tully NYC PD nominated for Edgar Best Novel 1959 Someone is murdering little old ladies with money as well as playing games nice Mrs Norris finds herself on both sides of the case Cosy police procedural four stars When Inspector Tully gets handed a Bluebeard serial killer sort of case He s quite happy it s a thorny problem and he loves those But he also loves the calm speaking, quick witted Mrs Norris, and regrets not being a [...]

    dmayr
    Finished this in one sitting What a deliciously wicked read This is so like Lady Killer by Anthony Gilbert and I remember enjoying that one as well Characterization was wonderful, last few pages where the two investigations started to converge was really suspenseful, and that famous last words And those delightful exchanges I mean, who could resist conversations like this It did occur to me to wonder what you would do with that menage when you came into your inheritance I shall put a match to th [...]

    B.V.
    Dorothy Salisbury Davis was considered as one of the Grand Dames of crime fiction, but she didn t start out as a writer, working first in advertising and as a librarian She published her first novel in 1949, The Judas Cat, and since authored 20 novels and received seven Edgar Award nominations She s been a big influence on the crime fiction community, serving as Myster Writers of America grandmaster in 1985 and on the initial steering committee for the formation of Sisters in Crime along with Ch [...]

    Kate
    Unbearably predictable.

    Rusty
    Pretty dated, but well written.

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