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The Reek of Red Herrings

(2014)
(The ninth book in the Dandy Gilver series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel
A cosy Dandy Gilver mystery set in 1930s Scotland. For fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers and Agatha Christie.

On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings. It's nowhere for a child of gentle Northamptonshire to spend Christmas.

But when odd things start to turn up in barrels of fish - with a strong whiff of murder most foul - that's exactly where Dandy Gilver finds herself. Enlisted to investigate, she and her trusty cohort Alec Osborne are soon swept up in the fisherfolk's wedding season as well as the mystery. Between age-old traditions and brand-new horrors, Dandy must think the unthinkable to solve her grisliest case yet.

Catriona McPherson's latest novel in the series, Dandy Gilver and a Spot of Toil and Trouble is now available for pre-order.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

December 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Reek of Red Herrings: A Dandy Gilver Mystery (Dandy Gilver, 5)
Author(s): Catriona McPherson
ISBN: 1-250-09098-9 / 978-1-250-09098-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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July 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings
Author(s): Catriona McPherson
ISBN: 1-4447-8551-6 / 978-1-4447-8551-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

January 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings
Author(s): Catriona McPherson
ISBN: 1-4447-8552-4 / 978-1-4447-8552-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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Kindle Editions

December 2016 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Reek of Red Herrings: A Dandy Gilver Mystery
Author(s): Catriona McPherson
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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July 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings
Author(s): Catriona McPherson
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings (Dandy Gilver Murder Mystery Series Book 9)
Author(s): Catriona McPherson
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU