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Georgette Heyer
E. P. Dutton; First Edition edition (1973)
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Home Georgette Heyer They Found Him Dead. The characters and events portrayed in this book are fictitious or are used fictitiously. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended by the author

Home Georgette Heyer They Found Him Dead. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended by the author. Published by Sourcebooks Landmark, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . Box 4410, Naperville, Illinois 60567-4410.

They Found Him Dead book. Talk about your big whodunit, Georgette Heyer lays out a great murder mystery in her book They Found Him Dead. This one the first book I have ever read by this author and its a classic (1937) I wish I could say that I had some great authors to compare her too from these early era's but I am sorry to say I have not read as much of the classics as I would like too.

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, making the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of fifteen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. She wrote twelve detective stories, which earned her much critical acclaim and the title 'Queen of Crime. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

USA Today Bestseller! One heir after another turns up dead Silas Kane's sixtieth birthday party is marred by argument and dissension amongst his family, and then the next morning, Kane is found dead. enough lively and interesting people to make the book attractive even without its ingenious detective plot. e; The Times Literary Supplement "e;Miss Heyer's characters and dialogue are an abiding delight to me I have seldom met people to whom I have taken so violent a fancy from the word 'Go'.

Georgette Heyer f considerable trepidation. Nor had this one promised well at its inception. To begin with, Silas was at polite variance with old Joseph Mansell. Their disagreement was purely on a matter of business, but although Joseph Mansell, a husband and a father, had existence outside the offices of Kane and Mansell, Silas and his business were one and indivisible

Pistols for Two and Other Stories.

Pistols for Two and Other Stories.

Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) was an English author particularly known for her . The Queen's Book of the Red Cross.

Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) was an English author particularly known for her historical romance novels set in the Regency and Georgian eras  . Hodder & Stoughton (London). Pistols for Two, which contains

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Definitely try They Found Him Dead or one of the other Georgette Heyer mysteries that have been re-released by.Published by Thriftbooks

Definitely try They Found Him Dead or one of the other Georgette Heyer mysteries that have been re-released by Sourcebooks. They are all very reasonably priced and in paperback. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 11 years ago. "They Found Him Dead" by Georgette Heyer is as close as Ms. Heyer gets to a series with the inclusion of Superindent Hannasyde and Sargent Hemingway in their third baffling case. Everyone is trying to help them solve the case as the heirs to a fortune are being assassinated.

Silas Kane’s sixtieth birthday party is marred by argument and dissension amongst his family, and then the next morning, Kane is found dead.

Author: Джорджетт Хейер. Silas Kane’s sixtieth birthday party is marred by argument and dissension amongst his family, and then the next morning, Kane is found dead. The coroner’s verdict of death by misadventure would seem to confirm that Silas accidentally lost his way in the fog. But then his heir is shot, and threats are made against the next in line to inherit his fortune. The redoubtable Superintendent Hannasyde is called in to investigate.

The sixtieth birthday party of Silas Kane was marred by argument and dissension among his family. And then, the morning after the celebrations, Kane is found dead at the foot of a cliff. When Kaneâ?™s nephew is also murdered, all clues point to an elderly lady of eighty as the killer. But as the redoubtable Superintendent Hannasyde discovers, nothing is quite as it seems.
  • Dame Agatha Christie fans are justified in feeling that her mysteries reign supreme. In this mystery addict's opinion, however, Heyer's come wonderfully close. In fact, while the actual plotting may not be quite as intricate, there'e a wit, intelligence and spirit to these mysteries that rivals even Christie's very best.

    They Found Him Dead is a charmingly engaging, sneakily smart read. While this is an Inspector Hannasyde novel, rest assured that it's not a dry police procedural. It's a classic whodunit that's far more about human nature, relationships and interaction than forensics, and we spend a lot of time getting to know the suspects without the Inspector even present. And, like all the best mysteries and even some of the comparatively mediocre ones, we get clever little insights into why we amusingly nutty human beings feel and behave as we do.

    The characterizations are phenomenally well drawn. Everyone is a vivid, distinct, beautifully defined character whom you immediately feel as if you know. Heyer has a knack for making most other books' characters seem so hopelessly bland and insipid by contrast. Their flaws are sometimes exaggerated slightly for comedic effect, but not to the point where they feel like over-the-top, one-note caricatures. The dialogue is simply sublime: sharp, witty and eminently quotable gems.

    The greatest compliment I can give to a mystery is that I'll happily reread it even after knowing 'whodunit.' Very few mysteries fall into that category, but Heyer's are among them. This is a witty, mood-boosting, intelligent an dutterly delightful treasure. Enjoy!

  • This is in the classic mode of such stories, thus not for everybody these days. There is the mild and chaste romance, the ornery old people, various assorted potential suspects, the foreign relative who may inherit, the mysterious businessmen, the local police officers and the Yard (Scotland) detective brought in because the locals are too close to these aristocrats) and, finally, talk, lots of talk, sometimes witty, sometimes dull, sometimes part of the problem solving, sometimes part of the obfuscation. I liked the book because I like the style and Georgette Heyer, while not a peer of her fellow Englishwomen, Christie, Sayers, Allingham, Marsh (from Australia but living in England), was highly professional and always turned out a readable, interesting mystery.(I have never read one of her Romances in the writing of which, it is said, she was a Queen). I know many have grown up with the fast action, little talk genre, explicit sexual description, so I offer this warning. Back in 1937, in the British Manor Houses, we were ladies and gentlemen, not roughnecks, such as those produced by Hammett, Chandler, and their many (mostly American) cohorts.
    I should add that it is a bit long compared to the average contemporary mystery. I can remember seeing that process at work as the decades unfolded. Today, only the mystery shooting for general consumption and mega-sales is allowed (or is required) to be
    a "heavy" book (to justify the price).

  • An enjoyable, if at first slow-moving, mystery in the tradition of Agatha Christie's non-detective mysteries. The plot is complex, the murders connected, and the characters alternately annoying and charming at this English country house in a much slower, more genteel time. There are a number of characters to keep track of at the opening dinner party, but they quickly sort themselves out as one ends up dead, and then another. Close calls abound, self-absorption runs rampant among some of the characters the reader really wishes WOULD die, and young love blooms despite everything. A jolly good read.

  • I like Georgette Heyer, I like Audio books, but the reader, Ulli Birve, can't finish a sentence without a pause. The pace is snail-like. She does the characters, and there is some change of pace based the character's speech, but its not marked. Not a big range of differences between character voices. Its 9 hours, and will try to run it on my mp3 which can increase the speed.
    I know its a performance, and is challenging, but surely there could be more of a change of pitch btween male and female, at least. I confess I was spoiled by Jim Dale/Harry potter.

  • Very enjoyable! The introduction of characters was a bit muddled in the beginning but it soon got sorted out then, to my surprise, the book was hard to put down. I was up reading into the wee hours of the morning. It isn't one of her superb Regency romances but it has the same flavor. All in all it was a fine read.

  • After my having recently read some " bloody and gory" mystery novels recently, it was a delight to dive into a quieter environment. Heyer brings thoughts of Christie, but she speaks very much with her own voice. Yes, there is murder (or perhaps murders) afoot in the country estate. But by whom -- and why? The unraveling requires patient examination while the carefully-laid plans of the murderer begin to unravel. A pleasant, rewarding read.

  • I'm a fan of the classic British country-house mystery. I found Georgette Heyer's books recommended and decided to give them a try. I enjoyed this very much. This is the 3rd book in a short series featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Hannasyde. I've also read the 1st in the series, but not the 2nd. The tones of the two books are very different, and so are the mysteries - this is NOT a cookie-cutter series. Both books had good character development, and were good portrayals of the time and the class. I'd recommend this book to anyone who likes the good, old-fashioned British mysteries.

    Note on Kindle formatting: I found no issues with Kindle fomatting.

  • This was a delightful cozy mystery. I do love the way Georgette Heyer always draws across a broad spectrum of ages in her cast of characters. She certainly does seem to have a unique understanding of the various ages of her characters in "They Found Him Dead." The plot is well thought out and the reader is likely to be confused by the wide array of suspects until the end.