No doubt there was some unimportant mandarin, somewhere in these regions, to whose district his death would be a decided blessing, to kill whom would indeed be an act of humanity.
surprising detective story
Many great have justified murder as a social act, defensible, and even laudable in certain instances. There is something to be said for murder, though perhaps not much.
Loveday Brooke - the earliest female detective
It was beyond dispute a very pretty plan, a perfect plan
one of Hume's best short mystery stories
very funny marine crime mystery