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The Ginger Cat Mystery

(Murder At Marston Manor)
(The fourth book in the Algernon Vereker Mystery series)
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The body of John Cornell the well-known London Merchant and banker, was exhumed early this morning with great secrecy, following representations made to the Home Office.

Everyone was astonished when the beautiful Josephine Rivron rejected the young, popular and handsome Frank Cornell, and married his elderly, wealthy father John instead. When John fell ill and died shortly after marrying, there were suspicions that the cause wasn't pneumonia, but a nasty case of poisoning. Then Frank Cornell too was dead - shot through the head, the weapon vanished. This time no one had any doubt it was murder.

Amateur sleuth Algernon Vereker is drawn to the case by a recurring bout of his "old detective fever". He packs his Colt automatic and joins Inspector Heather down at Marston Manor to investigate. The Ginger Cat Mystery (1935 - originally titled Murder at Marston Manor in the USA) is a classic country house whodunit stuffed with suspects, clues, red herrings and dark deeds. Not to mention the eponymous feline, whose tell-tale fur might just help to hang a murderer. This new edition, the first in over seventy years, features an introduction by Curtis Evans.

'Mr Forsythe has contrived an ingenious tale.' The Times


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Paperback Editions

January 2016 : UK Paperback

Title: The Ginger Cat Mystery: (aka Murder at Marston Manor): Volume 4 (The "Algernon Vereker" Mysteries)
Author(s): Robin Forsythe
ISBN: 1-911095-16-1 / 978-1-911095-16-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dean Street Press
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Kindle Editions

December 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Ginger Cat Mystery: (aka 'Murder at Marston Manor')
Author(s): Robin Forsythe
Publisher: Dean Street Press
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November 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Murder at Marston Manor (Black Heath Classic Crime)
Author(s): Robin Forsythe
Publisher: Black Heath Editions
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