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The Curved Blades

by Carolyn Wells

In the enchanting world of Penwick Manor, where secrets lie as thick as the morning mist, an ancient curse stirs once more, setting the stage for an enthralling tale of mystery and suspense in "The Curved Blades" by Carolyn Wells. As the clock strikes midnight on the eve of the Penwick family's annual masquerade ball, a blood-chilling scream pierces through the grand halls. Lady Arabella, the revered matriarch of the Penwick lineage, is found lifeless in her study, the only clue to her assailant—a pair of ominously curved blades left beside her lifeless form. Thus begins a sinister game of cat and mouse, as the family and their guests become unwitting players in a deadly dance of deception and treachery. Enter Inspector Gregory Trent, a brilliant sleuth with a penchant for untangling the most perplexing cases. His arrival at Penwick Manor unravels a web of long-buried family secrets and age-old vendettas, leading him closer to the elusive truth. Amidst the opulence and glamour of the masquerade, the list of suspects grows, each masked face concealing dark intentions and hidden desires. As the tension mounts and the clock ticks relentlessly, Inspector Trent must navigate through a labyrinth of lies and alibis to unmask the ruthless killer before another life is claimed by the menacing curved blades. Unraveling the threads of past betrayals and present animosities, he races against time to bring justice to Lady Arabella and restore peace to Penwick Manor. "The Curved Blades" is a gripping and atmospheric whodunit, filled with twists, turns, and a haunting sense of foreboding. Carolyn Wells masterfully weaves a tale of murder and intrigue that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the final, shocking revelation. Prepare to be immersed in a world of aristocratic secrets and deadly gamesmanship, where the truth lurks just beneath the surface, waiting to be discovered by a keen detective's eye.

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Carolyn Wells

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Carolyn Wells was an American writer and poet. Born in Rahway, New Jersey, she was the daughter of William E. and Anna Wells. After finishing school she worked as a librarian for the Rahway Library...

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