Adams, Herbert: Death of a Viewer. V1. 21 Feb 2011
Herbert Adams (1874–1958) was an English writer of fifty 'cosy' mystery novels, mostly featuring the detective Roger Bennion, which were often set in or around golfing competitions. He also wrote short stories, humorous verse and two other mystery novels under the pseudonym Jonathan Gray.
"Sandra, we are broke."
"More than usual?"
"Infinitely more. Finally, definitely and completely broke."
"What is it--cards or racing?"
"Both, and something on the Stock Exchange.