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Publication Date: 17 Sep 2015
Publisher: Marylebone House
Page Count: 296
Author: Kel Richards
ISBN-13: 9781910674192, 9781910674208

The Country House Murders

A 1930 Murder Mystery
By Kel Richards
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Summary
Dear Jack, I think I’m about to be arrested and charged with murder.

Tom Morris, busy cataloguing the library of Plumwood Hall, is in a fix. Three days before, a member of the family had keeled over at afternoon tea after eating a slice of fruit cake laced with poison. And Tom has been fingered by the weasel-like Inspector Hyde as chief suspect.

The young scholar turns to the only person who can help: his old Oxford tutor, C. S. (‘Jack’) Lewis.

As they investigate, mystery piles on mystery. Why did the victim’s husband disappear twelve months before? Why is a strange tattooed foreigner living in a cottage on the moors? Who is the wild man of the woods?
And most puzzling of all: how did a massive dose of cyanide get into just one slice of cake?

C. S. Lewis’s second mind-twisting case has all the hallmarks of a classic Country House Mystery.
About the Author
Kel Richards is a veteran Australian journalist, bestselling author and broadcaster.
Press Reviews

Richards is a master at creating a 1930s background – long may his series continue.

- Church Times

Follows the well-received C. S. Lewis and the Corpse in the Cellar: A tale that twists and turns in the tradition of the golden age of English murder mysteries like Agatha Christie. Add [the author’s] trademark humour and it's an entertaining baffler!

- goodreads

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