Is it The Hollow?Veroinca Cray calls to borrow a box of matches. John Cristow is found bleeding into the water in the swimming pool and Henrietta Savernake drops the gun into the water apparently by accident.Henrietta hides the real gun that was used to kill John in a sculpture of a horse.Gerda drinks the poisoned tea she had brewed to kill Henrietta by mistake and kills herself.
I got it From Blackmailing and Anaesthetic and took a Guess. Here Goes;
DOG DOOR LETTER NEWSPAPER
Yes The Dog has to be picked up by Miss Hinchcliffe, The Door is sealed up at Little Paddocks. The Newspaper has the Advert and a Letter tells Miss Blacklock that someone is an Imposter., I thought for ages to think what I could do and realised with other books I could only think of 2 or 3 words so ended up with that feeble attempt one of the books on my TOP 10.
Your Go Zeddie
OK here goes:
Family, river, woods, puzzle
Dead Man's Folly?
Is the last answer under a different name? I don't recognise it.
Here Goes then;
SHIP FATHER WIFE DUCHESS