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  1. says:

    Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer was written in 1941 Joseph wants to be have a holiday party and has invited his niece and nephew and their current significant others as well as his brother Nathan's business partner Apparently old uncle Nat was not the holiday cheer type and was up and down with a painful malady making him grumpier than usual Having all these people under one roof proved not to be such a grand idea when Uncle Nat

  2. says:

    The Hook ‘Tis the seasonThe Lines ”It was Joseph who had been inspired to organize the house party that was looming over Nathaniel’s unwilling head this chill December Joseph having lived for so many years abroad hank

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    Damn it he was in here with the door locked Stephen said He can't have been stabbed I think Heyer wrote a story about people she hated in real life relished and had a hell of a time making them an exaggerated version vapid insipid and whiney; but oh so highly uotable This is second in the Inspector Hemingway series and god love the man for the testimonies and evidence he has to shift through to discover the killer As a locked door myster

  4. says:

    I read all of GH's mysterysuspense books other than Footsteps in the Dark many years ago At the time my favourite was Death in the Stocks but I

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    Having read and enjoyed “No Wind of Blame” the first Inspector Hemingway mystery I was keen to read the second “A Christmas Party” is also known by the title “Envious Casca” and has a similar light and humorous touch to it as the first mystery did At Lexham Manor Nathaniel Herriard lives with his brother Joseph

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    Heyer is usually funnier than thisThe clever young man is a stock character of Heyer's almost every mystery of hers has one whether clownish sarcastic socially inappropriate or merely ill behaved Usually he is in love with the pleasant but not alluring young woman character who is clearly innocent of the crime view spoilerThis is no exception; the only surprise is anyone actually liking the jerk back hide spoi

  7. says:

    What a delight This country house locked room mystery is a clever and savagely funny puzzle that is set during the Christmas season How can you not enjoy a mystery that has a library book as one of the major clues

  8. says:

    A perfectly good Christmas murder mystery set at an English country house party with all your usual suspects the detestable old rich guy and all the relations chomping at the bit for him to kick the bucket Not uite

  9. says:

    This is my first Georgette Heyer mystery although I have read two of her books previously I enjoyed this mystery much better than the other books and I will definitely look for of her mysteries I enjoyed the humor and also the way the detective worked through the clues meticulously I did however guess the murderer prior t

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    This is not the first time that I’ve read Envious Casca as it was originally titled I think I’ve read it through a full three times – the first and second times I couldn’t uite remember the solution to the mystery This time I knew the ending and was able to see the clues as they were embedded in the storyThis is a classic English mystery – closed circle locked room country house Christmas mystery I’ve read o

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Previously titled Envious Casca‘Tis the season to find whodunit It is no ordinary Christmas at Lexham Manor Six holiday guests find themselves the suspects in a murder inuiry when the old Scrooge who owns the sub. The Hook Tis the seasonThe Lines It was Joseph who had been inspired to organize the house party that was looming over Nathaniel s unwilling head this chill December Joseph having lived for so many years abroad hankered wistfully after a real English Christmas Nathaniel regarding him with a contemptuous eye said that a real English Christmas meant in his experience a series of uarrels between inimical person bound to on another only by the accident of relationship and thrown together by a worn out convention which decreed that at Christmas families should forgather The Sinker It s the time of year when my heart turns to Christmas stories generally not the murderous mystery kind and yet somehow this is the second I ve read this season I m a fan of locked room mysteries and this one fits the genre If you read the summary you ll know there s a murder but I m still going to include the next passage in a spoiler view spoilerNathaniel the curmudgeon in the uote above is found murdered in his room with all doors and windows locked The six guests of the house are all suspects as one would suspect hide spoiler Sottomissione eye said that a real English Christmas meant in his Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown experience a series of uarrels between inimical person bound to on another only by the accident of relationship and thrown together by a worn out convention which decreed that at Christmas families should forgather The Sinker It s the time of year when my heart turns to Christmas stories generally not the murderous mystery kind and yet somehow this is the second I ve read this season I m a fan of locked room mysteries and this one fits the genre If you read the summary you ll know there s a murder but I m still going to include the next passage in a spoiler view spoilerNathaniel the curmudgeon in the uote above is found murdered in his room with all doors and windows locked The six guests of the house are all suspects as one would suspect hide spoiler

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M was found to commit this foul deed For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland Yard the investigation is also complicated by the fact that every guest at Lexham Manor is hiding something – casting suspicion far and wid. A perfectly good Christmas murder mystery set at an English country house party with all your usual suspects the detestable old rich guy and all the relations chomping at the bit for him to kick the bucket Not uite a true isolated closed circle mystery as the detective and others are able to come and go but very close to that trope does have a locked room component for those who like that kind of puzzle mystery There was something about the authorial voice however that kept me at an arms distance and I couldn t seem to get fully into the flow Green dog trumpet and other stories every guest at Lexham Manor is hiding something – casting suspicion far and wid. A perfectly good Christmas murder mystery set at an English country house party with all your usual suspects the detestable old rich guy and all the relations chomping at the bit for him to kick the bucket Not uite a true isolated closed circle mystery as the detective and others are able to come and go but very close to that trope does have a locked room component for those who like that kind of puzzle mystery There was something about the authorial voice however that kept me at an arms distance and I couldn t seem to get fully into the flow

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Stantial estate is found stabbed in the back Whilst the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have entered the locked room where the victi. I read all of GH s mysterysuspense books other than Footsteps in the Dark many years ago At the time my favourite was Death in the Stocks but I have just read these two back to back my new favourite is Envious CascaBefore I start my review I ll just get two things out of the way Many reviewers in many reviews of GH s books here have mentioned her fondness for recycling characters it has never been obvious than in comparing these two novels Stephen is an even unpleasant Kenneth Vereker Violet becomes Valerie This time The Good Sort is the breeder of Bull Terriers not The Sister Did GH only like this particular breed of dog maybe reading Mary Stewart s again has highlighted it so I m seeing it everywhere but GH was a smoker herself smoking features heavily in this book Changed times now where you don t see boxes of cigarettes on tables for your guests to help themselves to that would now be a recipe for bankruptcy I can t remember seeing anyone use a cigarette holder since the 70s it looked affected even thenWhat I loved about the book was her character actors or dramatis personae as Hemingway would say GH clearly had a lot of fun with bumbling Joseph blank page Maude overbearing Mummy the glacially correct Sturry By GH s standards this was a well constructed mystery although view spoiler if you know the history of Elizabeth of Austria you have a bit of an advantage hide spoiler The Isles estate is found stabbed in the back Whilst the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have KING entered the locked room where the victi. I read all of GH s mysterysuspense books other than Footsteps in the Dark many years ago At the time my favourite was Death in the Stocks but I have just read these two back to back my new favourite is Envious CascaBefore I start my review I ll just get two things out of the way Many reviewers in many reviews of GH s books here have mentioned her fondness for recycling characters it has never been obvious than in comparing these two novels Stephen is an Ty jesteś moje imię even unpleasant Kenneth Vereker Violet becomes Valerie This time The Good Sort is the breeder of Bull Terriers not The Sister Did GH only like this particular breed of dog maybe reading Mary Stewart s again has highlighted it so I m seeing it The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy everywhere but GH was a smoker herself smoking features heavily in this book Changed times now where you don t see boxes of cigarettes on tables for your guests to help themselves to that would now be a recipe for bankruptcy I can t remember seeing anyone use a cigarette holder since the 70s it looked affected Complete Amber Sourcebook even thenWhat I loved about the book was her character actors or dramatis personae as Hemingway would say GH clearly had a lot of fun with bumbling Joseph blank page Maude overbearing Mummy the glacially correct Sturry By GH s standards this was a well constructed mystery although view spoiler if you know the history of Elizabeth of Austria you have a bit of an advantage hide spoiler