Description : A man was overheard stating that ‘The Toff’ was amongst those he would like to murder. ‘The Toff’ wonders if it was Charmion, who was released from prison two weeks before. However, there were many others who might seek revenge. It is a case of too many killers who might ‘spoil the murder’, but if The Toff is the next victim ...?
Description : Whilst returning home from a cricket match at his father's country home, the Honourable Richard Rollison - alias The Toff - comes across an accident which proves to be a mystery. As he delves deeper into the matter with his usual perseverance and thoroughness , murder and suspense form the backdrop to a fast moving and exciting adventure.
Description : The Toff receives an envelope containing a photograph of a beautiful woman. The previous evening she had attended a society ball, but no one knew her and she said she had lost her memory. The Toff found himself pitched against her cunning, with murder as the backdrop, whilst his own feelings were getting in the way and putting lives in danger.
Description : ‘The Toff’ is looking forward to cricket, but other events take over. A member of his team is stabbed and a pretty girl flees. She then disappears after an unusual conversation with her pursuer; another woman is murdered; and bullets are fired from a speeding car. Blackmail is afoot and it all revolves around two young ladies who look alike.
Description : ‘The Toff’ is involved in a case involving an inheritance and a search for a lost relative. Then, the aunt of the beautiful heiress is found murdered and the trail leads to him travelling to Australia. There, the mystery deepens and there is clearly significant danger. An exciting finish to the hunt brings this adventure to a surprising finale.
Description : A reference book for librarians and users of public libraries which provides easy access to information on good recreational reading. This revised edition features expanded coverage of mystery and science fiction. New indexes allow access by subject, genre and main characters.
Description : Presents critical studies of more than 290 authors of detective and mystery fiction from around the world dating from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day.