Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A Little Gentle Sleuthing By Betty Rowlands

Description from Orion:
Crime novelist Melissa Craig flees London, her agent and her over-protective lover to take refuge in the Cotswolds and produce bestsellers in peace. But a series of bizarre phone calls leads her to a young journalist convinced a real crime has been committed.

When a corpse is discovered under the leaf-mould in woodlands, professional curiosity gets the better of judgement. And in the course of her investigations, Melissa finds that the truth is stranger than her own fiction.
I enjoyed this book and will probably read as many as my library has.  Melissa tried very hard to stay out of this investigation.  But she kept getting drawn back into it. I was shocked when I found out who the killer was.  Did not expect it. I enjoyed the characters of Iris, Gloria and the rector and his strange wife, that lived in and around Upper Benbury.

Pages: 269

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