The Incident at Fives Castle

The Incident at Fives Castle Review

It is Hogmanay, and Angela Marchmont is at Fives Castle, the Scottish seat of the Earl of Strathmerrick, to see in the start of 1928. But when she finds out that the Foreign Secretary, the American Ambassador and the Head of British Intelligence are also among the guests, Angela begins to suspect that something momentous is afoot. Before long, they are all snowed in and a body is discovered, and Angela soon finds suspicion directed against herself...

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  • Susan

    This is the fifth in the Angela Marchmont series and is set in a snowbound castle, over New Years, where Angela is a guest of the Earl and Countess of Strathmerrick. Also invited are the American Amba...

  • Lady Clementina ffinch-ffarowmore

    The Incident at Five’s Castle is the fifth in the Angela Marchmont series of books by Clara Benson. This one picks up somewhat from the previous book where we met the young (also somewhat Wodehousia...

  • Pauline Ross

    The fifth twenties murder mystery in the Angela Marchmont series, this time set in a Scottish castle at Hogmanay, where a murder takes place while the occupants are cut off by snow. And wouldn’t you...

  • Susan in NC

    3.5 stars. Fun, interesting mystery - Hogmanay (Scottish New Year’s Eve), 1928, at Fives Castle - the distinguished guests are snowed in, a missing scientist shows up dead, and Angela Marchmont is u...

  • Susan

    This is the fifth in the Angela Marchmont series and is set in a snowbound castle, over New Years, where Angela is a guest of the Earl and Countess of Strathmerrick. Also invited are the American Amba...

  • Libby

    This was a light and easy read full of the cosy staples of the whodunnit. The setting is grand and suitably isolated, the suspects are suitably coated with a veneer of respectability and Angela Marchm...

  • Niki

    as usual a good plot and a series of interesting characters, among which of course the clever mrs marchmont - again I discovered the culprit rather soon, but i still enjoyed the reading...

  • Damaskcat

    If you like nineteen twenties mysteries then you will probably enjoy this one. It was actually written during that era but is only now seeing the light of day. Modern readers may find it difficult to ...

  • Andrea

    In which we spent time in a snow-bound castle, learn a little bit more about Angela's past, discover the game 'sardines', and admire the number of self-determined women Benson puts into her stories - ...

  • PeterK B

    Barely a 3 star rating. This is a murder mystery .... why does the author spend so many pages introducing characters, showing interaction (building a snowman?? This is a murder mystery!)There are too ...