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Treasure By Degrees

3.5 based on 3 ratings & 1 reviews on Goodreads.com

Synopsis

University College, Itchendever is short of funds - and up for grabs. The rival parties in the proposed takeover seem to be the American Funny Farms Foundation, run by the widow of a board-games mogul, and a calculating Arab prince. Banker sleuth Mark Treasure tries his hardest to adjudicate, but instead finds a baffling murder on his hands.

And this isn't a mere case of finding the culprit - there are other knotty problems with a bearing on the case. Who sent the gory sheep's head to the eccentric American millionairess? Was the celebrated Dr Goldstein, senior tutor and TV personality, behind the bomb scare? And why have the Arabs kidnapped an English Literature lecturer?

The second of David Williams' wonderfully witty murder mysteries, starring the urbane banker and classy detective Mark Treasure, Treasure by Degrees is sure to delight.

In the media

Witty, vibrant and beautifully written
Daily Telegraph
Brings together another collection of eccentric, amusing, likeable characters
Financial Times
A perfectly classical detective puzzle . . . a highly promising replacement for Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh
Spectator