The Little Victim

The Little Victim

Book - 2009
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Praise for R.T. Raichev:

"Deftly mixes dark humor and psychological suspense, its genteel surface masking delicious deviancy."-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Mixes Henry James's psychological insight with Agatha Christie's whodunit plotting skills. . . . Raichev once again triumphs."-- Library Journal (starred review)

"Except for its modern-day setting, the book could have been published during Agatha Christie's heyday, the so-called Golden Age of detective fiction, and readers who relish that period will be delighted."-- The Denver Post

"Raichev's use of characterization and allusion will keep the reader turning pages to the end."-- The Oklahoman

It promised to be the perfect holiday with every modern convenience: exotic terraced gardens complete with an English folly, thirty-eight varieties of ice cream, and cocktails with names like "Widow's Wink" and "Mumbay Mule." Antonia Darcy and Hugh Payne never seriously imagined they would encounter anything worse than extravagance in this idyllic setting.

But an uninvited guest at the garden party given in their honor makes Antonia his confidante. Not only does he claim to have witnessed the strangling of beautiful, wayward Marigold Leighton, he also insists it was their host Roman Songhera, the "uncrowned King of Goa," who had committed the murder.

R.T. Raichev is a researcher and writer who grew up in Bulgaria and wrote a university dissertation on English crime fiction. He is the author of four novels in the Antonia Darcy series and has lived in London since 1989.
Published: New York : Soho Constable, 2009.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9781569475751
156947575X
Branch Call Number: F RAI
Characteristics: 224 p. ;,23 cm.

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