This carefully crafted ebook: "MURDER AT THE PAGEANT, DOWNLAND ECHOES & THE CANON IN RESIDENCE (3 British Mystery Classics)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Murder At The Pageant - The thriller revolves around mysterious murder and a jewel theft at Frimley Manor, during a pageant commemorating Queen Anne's visit to the great country estate in 1705. The Canon in Residence - The Reverend John Smith is a conventional cleric, who learns on holiday he has been promoted to be Canon in Residence of Frattenbury Cathedral. While staying at a hotel he meets a fellow Englishman, who tells him the clergy are too divorced from reality. This stranger drugs Rev Smith and takes his clerical clothing Victor Lorenzo Whitechurch (1868-1933) was a Church of England clergyman and author. He is best known for his detective stories featuring Thorpe Hazell, the first amateur railway detective, whom the author intended to be as far from Sherlock Holmes as possible. Another Whitechurch's character was the spy Captain Ivan Koravitch. His stories were admired for their immaculate plotting and factual accuracy. Whitechurch was one of the first writers to submit his manuscripts to Scotland Yard for vetting as to police procedure.
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