By the time lady hardcastle has questioned the horde of international guests, her number-one suspect has been dispatched in grisly circumstances—and then the others start vanishing too. As the case begins to look like a matter of national security, Lady Hardcastle takes advice from her brother in the secret service.
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A journalist has been killed in a suspicious blaze. Evidence at the scene makes lizzie worrel’s innocence difficult to believe, and with the police treating it as an open-and-shut case of arson, Lady Hardcastle faces a barrage of resistance as she tries to dig out the truth. With her trusted maid and confidante, the formidable Flo, Lady Hardcastle sets off in pursuit of the truth as time runs out for the accused suffragette.
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. But things take a macabre turn when the first night’s screening ends with a mysterious murder, and the second night with another…One by one the actors turn up dead in ways that eerily echo their film. With the police left scratching their heads, Lady Hardcastle calls upon her amateur sleuthing skills to launch an investigation, with Flo’s able assistance.
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But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation…Closer investigation reveals that the driver’s car was sabotaged—and the driver murdered. They both agree that it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday.
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Someone has broken in while the revellers were distracted and made off with a priceless pearl necklace. Lady hardcastle and flo are determined to catch the thief—but with so many Christmas guests encamped at The Grange, is it possible that the felon is hiding in plain sight?With the clues stacking up, Lady Hardcastle bears down on her culprit.
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One thing’s for sure: Lady Hardcastle has a mystery on her hands. Revised edition: previously published as The Spirit is Willing, this edition of In The Market For Murder includes editorial revisions. Once again, it is up to Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, to solve the case. Armed with wit and whimsy, not to mention Florence’s mean right hook, the pair set out to discover what really happened and why.
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Lady hardcastle makes some enquiries of her own, and it seems she knows a surprising amount about crime investigation…As Lady Hardcastle and Flo delve deeper into rural rivalries and resentment, they uncover a web of intrigue that extends far beyond the village. The year is 1908 and they’ve just moved from London to the country, hoping for a quiet life.
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The detective duo, Churchill and Pemberley, suspect murder and are soon on the case. Shortlisted for the uk kindle storyteller Award 2019 ***Armed with a handbag and fuelled by cake, Annabel Churchill is a mature yet tenacious private detective. What appears to be a shortcoming is actually a skill: being consistently underestimated enables them to spring a clever surprise.
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Together with her quirky sidekick, Doris Pemberley, she's determined to solve mysteries and chase down criminals in the sleepy English village of Compton Poppleford. 1932. The purchase brings with it the eccentric Doris Pemberley and it’s not long before the two old ladies have their first case. No one has made more enemies than the local busybody, Mrs Furzgate, but when she suffers a fatal fall at Piddleton Hotel everyone assumes it was an accident.
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When fresh evidence surfaces, elderly detective duo Churchill and Pemberley creak into action. A cast of suspects emerges, but Inspector Mappin is soon barking up the wrong tree. How could the newly unveiled statue of sir morris buckle-duffington be connected? And what about local Lothario, Mr Peregrine Colthrop?And is a new member of Churchill's Detective Agency a help or a hindrance?For fans of light-hearted mysteries and sharp-witted elderly sleuths.
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When the death toll increases, Mappin drafts in assistance but refuses to allow Churchill and Pemberley to help. The two ladies decide to solve the case themselves, however their efforts are hampered by the inspector’s accusations of meddling. Can churchill and pemberley battle the odds to find the culprit before another gardener dies? Compton Poppleford’s long-buried secrets are unearthed as the duo close in on the killer in their midst.
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. November, 1923. Mink and murder. Because murder doesn’t RSVP. Murder in black tie is the fourth standalone installment in the High Society Lady Detective series. If you like mysteries with elegant settings, charming characters, and a whodunit that will keep you guessing, you’ll love USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett’s series of delightful historical mysteries.
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