Record Details


Available copies

  • 6 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Current holds

0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION BRETT 2021 (Text) 0001002453585 Fiction New Checked out 07/08/2021

Record details

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"An idle conversation on the merits of the glorious game with an old Etonian chum is just the excuse Blotto needs to put himself forward for a cricket tour to foreign climes... and so begins the next adventure for our intrepid duo, where the action takes them to India where, as everyone knows, the finest cricket players hail from - as well as the world's most skilled jewel thieves...The Dowager Duchess has no problems in letting her two children go to the subcontinent as having her beautiful daughter Twinks married off to a massively rich Maharaja offers the Dowager Duchess the prospect of a permanent solution to the cash-draining maintenance of the Tawcester Towers plumbing.So Twinks joins Blotto on a steamer bound for India, one that is full of young woman desperate to marry well there - only once having encountered the dashing Blotto, a lot of them fancy the idea of getting married before they reach their destination. And, unbeknownst to the siblings, also on the ship is the international jewel thief Archie Montmorency, passing himself off as one of Blotto's cricketing entourage. His real mission though is to steal the diamond which adorns the turban the Maharajah of Koorbleimee . . ."--Publisher.
Subject: Blotto (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Twinks (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Aristocracy (Social class) > England > Fiction.
Jewel thieves > Fiction.
Cricket matches > India > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
India > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

Additional Resources