'This excellent thriller marks a compulsive new series of rural adventures' The Good Book Guide; 'Intrigue and family disputes, hidden secrets and suspicion ... a pleasant read, from an author with a string of crime novels to her name' Yorkshire Gazette & Herald; 'Tope's blending of research, restraint, and a fascinating protagonist narrator makes this story a winner for fans of British mysteries' Reviewingtheevidence.com; 'A good plot with oodles of atmosphere makes this a real page-turner' The Bookbag; 'Rich in psychological insight ... Tope is particularly skilled in creating interesting and unique characters, and Thea is one of her best' Deadly PleasuresVom Verlag:
Thea Osborne hopes to spend a quiet Christmas house-sitting for the Shepherds in the picturesque Cotswold village of Stanton. But her arrival coincides with the funeral of local businessman Douglas Callendar, found electrocuted in his bath, and amateur sleuth Thea finds her curiosity piqued. When another villager is discovered brutally murdered the following afternoon, Thea is thrust into the middle of yet another police investigation. With the Callendar family linked to most of the village, Stanton is bursting with suspects. Jealousy, closures of footpaths and secret animal research - all possible motives for the murders and Thea finds herself in a pickle when even the most trustworthy of the local residents are questionable...
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Buchbeschreibung Allison & Busby Mrz 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 178x112x23 mm. Neuware - Thea Osborne hopes to spend a quiet Christmas house sitting for the Shepherds in the picturesque village of Stanton. Walks in the local countryside with the dogs and perhaps a meal in the pub are all the excitement she wants. When her arrival at the village coincides with the funeral of local businessman Douglas Callendar found electrocuted in his bath, Thea's interest is stirred but the onset of flu looks to prevent any sleuthing. However, when two people show up brutally murdered the following afternoon, even when battling a fever Thea finds herself thrust into the middle of yet another Police investigation. 320 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749014537