Heron Carvic (1913-1980) was an actor and writer, most recognisable today for his voice portrayal of the character Gandalf in the first BBC Radio broadcast version of The Hobbit. He started writing the Miss Seeton novels in the 1960s, after using her in a short story. He later recalled that Miss Seeton upped and demanded a book .
This is not so much black comedy as black-currant comedy . . . You can't stop reading. Or laughing. * The Sun * A most beguiling protagonist! * New York Times * Light, zany, this novel is peopled by several genuine human beings you hate to see go. * Houston Post * For those who like a bit of fun in their mystery stories a new Miss Seeton yarn is always welcome. Heron Carvic once more provides his readers with a host of chuckles while at the same time assuring plenty of action. * Lewiston Journal * This is one of the best yet. * Times, New Milford, Ct. *