Murder She Wrote #42
On Sale: September 1, 2015
Featuring: Jessica Fletcher
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In the newest mystery in the USA Today bestselling
series, Jessica Fletcher is invited to ring in the New Year
with British aristocracy. Too bad someoneâ€™s about to end the
life of the party....
Jessica Fletcher and her
friend Scotland Yard detective inspector George Sutherland
are invited to attend a New Yearâ€™s Eve Ball at Castorbrook
Castle, thanks to her British publisher. Shortly after
arriving in the idyllic English countryside, Jessica
discovers the body of a ladyâ€™s maid in the
While their host, Lord Norrance, his snobbish
third wife, other members of the household, and party guests
squabble over the tragic death in tight-lipped, perfectly
mannered, thoroughly British style, family relations are
strained as old wounds are reopened and cutting remarks are
freely handed out. And thatâ€™s only during teatime!
midnight beckons at the ball the next night, the earl offers
a toast, complete with fireworks. But the merriment crashes
to a halt when he falls ill and dies, apparently
poisonedâ€”and the number of suspects with a grudge against
the lord of the manor sprouts like English ivy.
itâ€™s up to Jessica and George to find the killerâ€”or
killersâ€”before another corpse welcomes in the New Year....
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