An Old Friend of the Family (The Dracula Series)

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If you like clever mysteries with a marvelous historical setting, written with style, grace and humor, you really need to read these books. Here's an extra for readers who enjoy Golden Age mysteries: a story, set in an English village around 1930, with a cast of standard British stock players: a young English lord, some other upper-class types, some well-trained English servants, a number of colorful village residents, all caught up in a mystery and a probable murder.

Pages: 208

Publisher: Tor Books (January 24, 2006)

ISBN: 0765314983

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