Look to the Lady

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Margery Allingham
15 October 2015
Agora Books

Finding himself the victim of a botched kidnapping attempt, Val Gyrth suspects that he might be in a spot of trouble. Unexpected news to him – but not to the mysterious Mr Campion, who reveals that the ancient Chalice entrusted to Val’s family is being targeted by a ruthless ring of thieves.

Fleeing London for the supposed safety of Suffolk, Val and Campion come face to face with events of a perilous and puzzling nature – Campion might be accustomed to outwitting criminal minds, but can he foil supernatural forces?


Look to the Lady was first published in 1931.


Reviews for Margery Allingham – 

“My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham” – J. K. Rowling

“Spending an evening with Campion is one of life’s pure pleasures” – The Sunday Times

“At least twice in my life I have owned the complete works of Margery Allingham, but I keep finding that some have gone astray. The detective-story collection is stockpiled in the spare bedroom, and over the years I have found that the Allinghams effortlessly top the list of Books Most Often Nicked” – Jane Stevenson, The Guardian


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