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Death Comes to the Rectory by Catherine Lloyd

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Also by Catherine Lloyd:

Death Comes to the Rectory, January 2021
Hardcover / e-Book
Death Comes to the Nursery, February 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
Death Comes to Bath, December 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Death Comes to the School, November 2018
Trade Size
Death Comes to the School, December 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
Death Comes to the Fair, November 2017
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Death Comes To The Fair, December 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
Death Comes To Kurland Hall, December 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Death Comes To London, December 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Death Comes to the Village, December 2013
Paperback / e-Book

Death Comes to the Rectory
Catherine Lloyd

A Kurland St. Mary Mystery #8
Kensington
January 2021
On Sale: January 26, 2021
304 pages
ISBN: 1496723252
EAN: 9781496723253
Kindle: B087YND9YZ
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Mystery Woman Sleuth | Mystery Cozy

Murder casts a dark shadow over the christening of Lady Lucy and Major Sir Robert Kurland's daughter Elizabeth—even more so when Lucy's own father, the rector, falls under suspicion for the crime . . .
 
Lucy and Robert’s joy in christening their new daughter, surrounded by extended family and loved ones who have gathered in the village of Kurland St. Mary, is only enhanced when Robert’s aunt Rose—now the second wife of Lucy’s father Ambrose—announces that she is with child. However, not everyone is happy about the news, in particular Rose's adult daughter Henrietta and her husband, who fear for their inheritance.
 
Following the christening, Rose’s disagreeable son-in-law Basil Northam threatens to turn afternoon tea in the rectory into an unsightly brawl. The next morning, he is found in the rector’s study, stabbed through the heart with an antique letter opener, clutching a note that appears to implicate the rector himself.
 
As the local justice of the peace, Robert has an obligation to remain unbiased in his investigation of the ghastly crime, even though his prime suspect is a man of the cloth and his wife’s father. But Lucy is under no such obligation. As snow traps the members of the christening party in Kurland St. Mary, she vows to clear her father’s name and bring the cold-blooded culprit to justice. Someone had better start saying their prayers . . .

Kurland St. Mary

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