Death Among Friends and Other Detective Stories

Francis Pettigrew

Cyril Hare, Michael Gilbert

fiction Mystery Short Stories
informative lighthearted fast-paced

Buy Death Among Friends and Other Detective Stories

United States
Bookshop US

Other countries
Bookshop UK

The StoryGraph is an affiliate of the featured links. We earn commission on any purchases made.

“There are comparatively few masters of the crime short story; it is an unusually difficult form avoided by many writers in spite of the fact that, if we remember Poe, it was the original form of the genre. Cyril Hare’s are among the shortest and the best.” — Melvyn Barnes, Best Detective Fiction

Contents: “Where there’s a will—” — Miss Burnside’s dilemma — Name of Smith — Murderer’s luck — The tragedy of young Macintyre — Weight and see — “It takes two…” — Death of a blackmailer — The old flame — “As the inspector said…” — Death among friends — The story of Hermione — A surprise for Christmas — The heel — The rivals — The ruling passion — The death of Amy Robsart — I never forget a face — A life for a life — The Markhampton miracle — A very useful relationship — Sister Bessie — Line out of order — Dropper’s delight — Monday’s child — Tuesday’s child — Wednesday’s child — Thursday’s child — Friday’s child — Saturday’s child

What the community thinks

This book doesn't have any reviews or ratings yet!

If you've read it, mark it as 'read' and add a review to help others in the StoryGraph community figure out if it might be a book for them!


The StoryGraph has a mobile app! 🎉

Find out more