Max Tudor #7
On Sale: April 17, 2018
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Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet has charmed
mystery lovers and cozy fans with her critically acclaimed
mysteries. In Prior's Wood, featuring handsome
spy-turned-cleric Max Tudor, won’t disappoint.
returned from investigating a murder in Monkslip-super-Mare,
handsome Max Tudor wants nothing more than to settle back
into his predictable routine as vicar of St. Edwold’s Church
in the village of Nether Monkslip. But the flow of his
sermon on Bathsheba is interrupted when the lady of the
local manor house is found in a suicide pact with her young
Lady Duxter’s husband rallies quickly from the
double tragedy—too quickly, it is murmured in the village.
Lord Duxter already has offered his manor house to a motley
crew of writers, including Max’s wife Awena, for his
writers’ retreat, and he insists the show must go
When a young girl goes missing and a crime writer
becomes a target, DCI Cotton asks Max to lend his MI5
expertise to the investigation.
Many suspects emerge
as the scope of the investigation widens beyond the writers
to villagers who had crossed swords with the insufferably
smug crime author. But Max begins to wonder: was the attack
on the writer only part of a broader conspiracy of silence?
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