Murder She Wrote #42
On Sale: September 1, 2015
Featuring: Jessica Fletcher
296 pages ISBN: 0451468260 EAN: 9780451468260 Kindle: B00INIJJDK Paperback / e-Book (reprint) Add to Wish List
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....