The China Governess

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The China Governess

By Margery Allingham

Felony & Mayhem, Paperback, 9781934609637, 294pp.

Publication Date: November 16, 2010

The golden sprig of a rich aristocratic family, Timothy Kinnit is about to marry the girl of his dreams. But when rumors start to circulate about his parentage, the young lady's father puts the kibosh on the wedding, and shortly thereafter, Timothy becomes the chief suspect in a housebreaking and a suspicious death. When Mr. Campion gets involved, he finds that somebody will go to very ugly lengths to keep Timothy from finding the answers he needs.

About the Author
Along with Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers, Margery Allingham is ranked among one of the most distinguished and beloved detective fiction writers of the 'Golden Age'. Agatha Christie herself praised Margery Allingham, saying that out of all the detective stories she remembers, Margerty Allingham's 'stand out like a shining light'. Born in London in 1904, Margery published her first novel, Blackkerchief Dick, at the age of 19. The White Cottage Mystery was her first detective story, written as a serial for the Daily Express in 1927 and published as a book a year later.