A sensational wartime crime novel a couple of BBC announcer who abuses his place to devote crimes opposed to the wealthy and famous…
By day Ernest Bisham is a velvet-voiced announcer for the BBC; the full state recognises the sound of his meticulous pronouncements. via evening, despite the fact that, Mr Bisham is a cat-burglar, careless approximately his loot, yet revelling within the probability and pleasure of his operating contest with Scotland backyard. yet as he will get away with an increasing number of bold escapades, there'll come a time whilst he is going too some distance . . .
When Donald Henderson’s Mr Bowling Buys a Newspaper brought on anything of a sensation, his publishers have been prepared to capitalise on their author’s attractiveness, fast reissuing The Announcer (originally released lower than his pen-name ‘D. H. Landels’) with the extra fascinating identify A Voice Like Velvet. regardless of a small variation of simply 3,000 copies, it was once his top reviewed paintings, as suspenseful and offbeat as his previous success.
This Detective membership vintage comprises an advent by means of The Golden Age of Murder’s Martin Edwards, who explores Henderson’s personal BBC occupation and the lengthy demonstrated culture of books approximately gents crooks. The ebook additionally encompasses a infrequent Henderson brief tale, the chilling ‘The Alarm Bell’.
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