"Gordon-Smith, who specializes in classic British mysteries set between the wars (Trouble Brewing, 2012, etc.), poses a complex mystery designed to keep you and his clever sleuth guessing."
"In a departure from her Jack Haldean mysteries (Trouble Brewing, 2012, etc.), Gordon-Smith presents an exciting spy thriller full of period charm."
"A classic mystery in the style of Philip Macdonald's Anthony Gethryn stories; complex, insouciant and very British."
"Jack's sixth (A Hundred Thousand Dragons, 2010, etc.) surrounds the clever sleuth with loads of period detail from the Golden Age of British mysteries."
Jack Haldean, World War I pilot turned mystery writer and amateur sleuth, takes up a case involving big improvements to gramophones.
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"A classic postwar country-house mystery with a Christie-like denouement."