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The Danvers Novels

Mary Cholmondeley

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ISBN : 9781606648346
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296 pages
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THE DANVERS JEWELS Look here, Middleton, the old man went on- I am dying, and I know it. Im watched I know Im watched he said in a whisper, his pale eyes turning slowly in their sockets. I shall be killed for them if I keep them muchMoreTHE DANVERS JEWELS Look here, Middleton, the old man went on- I am dying, and I know it. Im watched I know Im watched he said in a whisper, his pale eyes turning slowly in their sockets. I shall be killed for them if I keep them much longer, and I wont be hurried into my grave. Ill take my own time.Sir John turned the bag inside out upon the table.Such jewels I had never seen. They fell like cut flame upon the marble table -- green and red and burning white. A large diamond rolled and fell upon the floor. I picked it up and put it back among the confused blaze of precious stones, too much astonished for a moment to speak.THE DANVERS JEWELSMiddletons charge? To deliver this precious bag of jewels from India to a man named Ralph Danvers.But the very next day Sir John was horribly murderedWould Middleton be able to deliver the bag to its destination safely? What were their dark secret?Here, in a classic late Victorian novel of mystery and suspense lies a surprising -- and delicious answerTHE DANVERS NOVELSIn the engrossing classic The Danvers Jewel and its exquisite sequel, Sir Charles Danvers, Mary Cholmondeley, an early champion of the Womans Movement, delivers a double dose of the kind of drawing room suspense entertainment that surely influenced the immortal Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh.