The Skeleton in the Closet (Paperback)M. C. Beaton (author)
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Ignorance is bliss... especially when it comes to murder!
Ever since the death of his father, Fellworth Dolphin has slaved away as a waiter to support his miserly, cold-hearted mother. So when she suddenly dies Fellworth is shocked to discover she has left him a fortune. Somewhat confused, Fell teams up with a girl from work, Maggie, to investigate the source of the riches. But what they find instead is a closet full of skeletons...
Is it really possible Fell's father was involved in a decades-old train robbery? And who is the mysterious woman in the portrait hidden in his mother's wardrobe? As Fell and Maggie poke around the village for answers they find themselves on a surprise-filled path to danger and adventure - but all this good fortune could come to a sudden end if they don't stay one step ahead of a cunning killer...
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 168 g
Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 20 mm
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“Lighthearted middle England mystery.”
I enjoy M C Beaton's easy to read novels as a relaxing and enjoyable way to unwind. This one caught my eye as it seems to be a one off and not part of a series, as many other of her books are.
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“Not for me”
I quite enjoyed the hamish mcbeth books so I tried some others from beaton but have to admit I didn't think much of them. This was ok but it didn't grip me and it took a while to get going. I found it a bit... More
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