At the Villa Rose

At the Villa Rose

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by A.E.W. Mason
     
 

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A horrific crime has been committed at the Villa Rose in Aix-les-Bains, France. A wealthy woman has been strangled, a fortune in jewelry is gone, and the young Englishwoman who was her companion has gone missing. The natural conclusion is that the Englishwoman played a role in the crime, but her fiancé, Harry Wethermill, induces the cleverest of French…  See more details below

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A horrific crime has been committed at the Villa Rose in Aix-les-Bains, France. A wealthy woman has been strangled, a fortune in jewelry is gone, and the young Englishwoman who was her companion has gone missing. The natural conclusion is that the Englishwoman played a role in the crime, but her fiancé, Harry Wethermill, induces the cleverest of French detectives, Hanaud, to take on the case in an attempt to prove her innocence. Along with his friend Mr. Ricardo, it becomes his task to find the girl and solve the murder At the Villa Rose!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012155351
Publisher:
Resurrected Press
Publication date:
01/31/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
File size:
177 KB

Meet the Author

A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason (May 7, 1865-November 22, 1948) was a British author and politician who is best known for his historical romances, the best known of which is The Four Feathers which was made into several movies. He served one term in parliament. During the First World War he served in the Royal Marine Light Infantry rising to the rank of Major. He was the author of more than twenty books. His first mystery was At the Villa Rose (1910), which was followed by The House of the Arrow (1924) and The Prisoner in Opal (1928). In addition to his novels and short stories, he also wrote three plays.

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