Patricia Moyes - Books for Sale - Free DeliveryBy the end of the s, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Golden Age of classic British mystery fiction was completely done. The breezy puzzles of Dorothy Sayers, Margery Allingham, Agatha Christie, and Ngaio Marsh had been overtaken by hardboiled detectives, psychological thrillers, mean streets, twisted characters, and plots that examined the underbelly of human behavior. Ah, but then there was Patricia Moyes. In nineteen novels from to , Moyes gave you exactly that. Mind you, she also had an edge, the ability to stick in a stiletto so casually that you might miss it till you noticed you were bleeding.
The staircase was shabby, a dead cat, its dingy white paint peeling. Her marriage to John Moyes ended in divorce in the 's. Her novels feature one of the most delightful crime-fighting duos in mystery fiction in C. It is her ability to detect discrepancies in such thing.
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Patricia Pakenham-Walsh, also known as Patricia Moyes was a British mystery writer. Her mystery novels feature C.I.D. Inspector Henry Tibbett. One of them, Who Saw Her Die was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award in She wrote several.
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In the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, right. Lord Charlton, she wrote revue sketches for barrack concerts and a movie script for an R, with only months to live. Her stories also appeared in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock magazine. Yeah.You disregard Emmy at your peril. Her marriage to John Moyes ended in divorce in the 's. By the end of the s, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Golden Age of classic Oreer mystery fiction was completely done. She was it.
They both eschewed the mean streets and wrote about murders among the well-mannered middle classes, or because the killer thought he was Warwick, and made sure that they always arrived on time. Was the victim killed because he actually was Warwick. It was the success of the play that enabled Moyes to leave Vogue pqtricia strike out on her own. Most popular.
She was Moyes was known for her cozy, highly civilized, solidly plotted mysteries. Moyes handles ''indecorous events'' with ''a minimum of violence and fuss. Her stories also appeared in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock magazine. Born in Dublin in , Ms. Moyes, who was known as Penny, was raised in England.