The Manor House #7
On Sale: December 7, 2004
Featuring: Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton
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In World War II England, the quiet village of Sitting
Marsh is faced with food rations and fear for loved ones.
But Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton, lady of the Manor House,
stubbornly insists that life must go on. Sitting Marsh
residents depend on Elizabeth to make sure things go
smoothly which means everything from sorting out gossip to
solving the occasional murder...
For the citizens of Sitting Marsh, a munitions factory is
not merely a blemish on their country village, but a
target for the Luftwaffe. Elizabeth manages to quell the
fears of the localsâ€” and inflame their patriotism about
contributing to the war effort. Unfortunately, patriotism
isn't the only thing to get ignitedâ€”as the factory
explodes, killing owner Douglas McNally. The fire warden
rules it an accident, but Elizabeth knows McNally received
threatening letters demanding he close the factoryâ€”and
where there's smoke, there's fire...
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