Reviews by Kenneth J. DeVries

The Yellow Streak

by Valentine Williams

What begins quite conventionally as a country house weekend marred by murder slowly develops into a headlong thriller of international espionage. In spite of the fragment quoted above, the young lady shows quite a bit of spunk and initiative before the crime is solved and the villains brought to justice. I picked this at random with no expectations, and the first few chapters don't give much indication of the pace and dynamics of what follows, but I stuck with it and found it quite entertaining.

Reviewed on 2012.10.27

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