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Crimson Snow

A Hilda Johansson Mystery

by Jeanne M. Dams

  • 191 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swedish Americans,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Johansson, Hilda (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Women detectives,
  • South Bend,
  • Mystery & Detective - Historical,
  • Indiana,
  • Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHilda Johansson (5)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8137106M
    ISBN 100786282932
    ISBN 109780786282937

    This highly traditional mystery is a period piece, yes, but also offers a reminder that Hume was a capable storyteller; he deserves more Crimson Snow book to be remembered solely on the strength of a single book. So that the Dost would better comprehend exactly what the Government of India had in mind, Auckland would, 'ere long, depute some Gentleman to your Court, to discuss with you certain commercial topics, with a view to our mutual advantage'. The stories in Crimson Snow are longer or they at least feel longerand I nearly gave up on the collection before the end. When Burnes graciously declined, the Dost asked if he could recommend a friend. But Frank is not rich. Notwithstanding his pronounced effeminacy, and somewhat truckling subserviency to rank and high birth, I liked the little man very well for his many good qualities.

    His real name was Fergusson Wright Hume, and he was born to Scottish parents in England inbefore moving with them in infancy to a new life in New Zealand. Like the Australian he was small and Crimson Snow book, but enjoyed much better health and lacked the effeminacy of the other. For Britain, the spectre of Cossack cavalry patrols along the banks of the Oxus was the stuff of nightmares. On the present occasion I was glad to see him, and expressed my pleasure. We have two brothers, one well-off, the other struggling financially; a manor house with a haunted bedroom, which kills everyone who spends the night there the haunting of course goes back to a centuries old curse.

    In one way I regret the visit; yet in another I regard it as providential that I Crimson Snow book on the spot. Hint: Poisoned Pen and British Library. Burnes the intrepid Scots traveller arrived back in India at the height of the anti-Russian hysteria, with Bentinck's successor, the Earl of Auckland, casting about for a trustworthy agent to lead a delegation to Afghanistan. Even if you have never read any of his books or watched any of the movie adaptations made from them, you must have heard of him.


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