|<< Previous book||Next book >>|
The Yellow Violet(1942)
(A book in the Pat Abbott mystery series)
A novel by Frances Crane
This third outing In the Pat and Jean Abbott series is set in the early weeks of World War II at a time when everyone smoked and women wore girdles. Private detective Pat is back home in San Fancisco hours away from marrying Jean Holly when a fellow detective is murdered in his office, the only clue a yellow violet. As it so happens, a beautiful Spanish entertainer, a refugee fromt he Spanish Civil War--whose trade mark is the yellow violet--is in town on tour accompanied by her mother, her manager, and a dachshund named Pancho. Throw in a few Italian fascists ("They don't fight very well," says Pat, "but they know how to spy") and you've got enough trouble to halt anyone's nuptials. First published in 1942.
Similar Books by other authors...
Secret of High Eldersham
(Desmond Merrion, book 1)
Used availability for Frances Crane's The Yellow Violet
See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
July 2010 : USA Paperback
|Title: The Yellow Violet (Rue Morgue Classic British Mysteries)|
Author(s): Frances Crane
ISBN: 1-60187-048-5 / 978-1-60187-048-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rue Morgue Press
Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA