Death Goes on Skis

Death Goes on Skis

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 05/11/2020
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Synopsis

Miriam Birdseye is daring, brilliant - and a long way from The Ivy. Our dashing heroine, a famous revue artist, takes to the slopes with her coterie of admirers. Champagne flows and wherever Miriam goes she leaves a trail of gossip in her wake. Fellow ski-resort guests include the celebrated Russian ex-ballerina, Natasha Nevkorina, whose beauty is matched only by her languor, Natasha's burly husband, nightclub owner Johnny DuVivien, and the wealthy Flahertes, a family who have made their money importing scents: handsome playboy Barney, his wife Regan, their two obnoxious children and the governess, Rosalie. Unbeknownst to Regan, Barney's mistress, a film star, is also there with her husband. When secrets start to unravel, tensions rise, and soon amateur sleuths Miriam and Natasha have not one but two murders to solve. In the hands of Nancy Spain, for whom farce and humour are a lot more fun than a conventional detective novel, the result is a deliciously wild ride.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349013961
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 300g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm

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Death Goes on Skis
Brilliant
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It reminded me of other favourite authors works. Edmund crispin springs to mind instantly. As with his books this is very... READ MORE
Book collector
Death Goes on Skis
Farce, mystery and comedy set in 1949
A republished gem in the Virago Modern Classics series, Death Goes on Skis, is a 1949 farce or murder mystery set in a ski resort in a mysterious European ... READ MORE
Sarah
Death Goes on Skis
Death Goes on Skis but very slowly !
Oh dear Oh dear Oh dear. This is sub Agatha Christie without the humour and characterisation. It’s just one long rambling conversation among a group of no... READ MORE
Stephen Riley