The Mitford Trial: Unity Mitford and the killing on the cruise ship - The Mitford Murders (Hardback)Jessica Fellowes (author)
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The fourth instalment in the period crime series revolving around the glamorous Mitford sisters finds a former lady’s maid dragged into a world of high society cruises, shadowy espionage – and murder.
A timeless whodunnit with the fascinating Mitford sisters at its heart, The Mitford Trial is inspired by a real-life murder in a story full of intrigue, affairs and betrayal.
It's former lady's maid Louisa Cannon's wedding day, but the fantasy is shattered shortly after when she is approached by a secretive man asking her to spy on Diana Mitford - who is having an affair with the infamous Oswald Mosley - and her similarly fascist sister Unity.
Thus as summer 1933 dawns, Louisa finds herself accompanying the Mitfords on a glitzy cruise, full of the starriest members of Society. But the waters run red when a man is found attacked, with suspects everywhere.
Back in London, the case is taken by lawyer Tom Mitford, and Louisa finds herself caught between worlds: of a love lost to blood, a family divided, and a country caught in conflict.
PRAISE FOR THE MITFORD MURDERS SERIES
'A glittering, entertaining, perfectly formed whodunnit'
'Oh how delicious! Exactly what we all need in these gloomy times. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one'
'A lively, well-written, entertaining whodunit'
'An extraordinary meld of fact and fiction'
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 38 mm
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