This while modern (originally 1951) is still one of Miss Heyer's relatively older-fashioned auctions and Whissht you're off in that elegant world where a mesalliance is almost a dirtier word than murder. . . the former when baronet-to-be Timothy is about to marry a social unknown Beulah Birtley. . . the latter when the lady for whom she works and a guest are strangled at and following a duplicate Bridge party. . . . Even double dummy it's hard to reconstruct but it will be surely enjoyed by the large audience who find her ""Such a pet.