The Windsor Knot (Hardback)
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The Windsor Knot (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 29/10/2020
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Waterstones Says

Her Majesty turns super-sleuth to investigate the murder of a royal guest in this wonderfully entertaining and deftly written whodunit, which makes the most of a genius literary concept.

On a perfect Spring morning at Windsor Castle, Queen Elizabeth II will enjoy a cup of tea, carry out all her royal duties . . . and solve a murder.

The morning after a dinner party at Windsor Castle, eighty-nine-year-old Queen Elizabeth is shocked to discover that one of her guests has been found murdered in his room, with a rope around his neck. When the police begin to suspect her loyal servants, Her Majesty knows they are looking in the wrong place. For the Queen has been living an extraordinary double life ever since her coronation. Away from the public eye, she has a brilliant knack for solving crimes.

With her household's happiness on the line, her secret must not get out. Can the Queen and her trusted secretary Rozie catch the killer, without getting caught themselves?

Miss Marple meets The Crown in The Windsor Knot, the first book in the 'Her Majesty The Queen Investigates' mystery series by SJ Bennett.

Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre
ISBN: 9781838773168
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 437 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 31 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Hilarious, affectionate, and so well observed... I loved it' - Joanne Harris

'Gently hilarious, discreetly compelling and utterly charming, The Windsor Knot adds detection to the mystique of monarchy. It's Miss Marple meets The Crown.' - Amanda Craig, bestselling author of The Golden Rule

'One to watch . . . Miss Marple meets The Crown' - The Bookseller

'Full of authentic details, the plot is smart and twisty and the whole thing is wonderfully (oddly) believable. Absolute perfection!' - Isabelle Broom

'Bracingly fresh yet endearingly familiar, The Windsor Knot is a dead cert for the winner's enclosure. It gallops along at a cracking pace, is laugh-out-loud funny and completely convincing, peppered with delicious royal detail and in-jokes. Priceless and charming - a jewel in the crown.' - Veronica Henry, Sunday Times bestselling author

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“Perfect book to curl up with on a cold winter afternoon!”

I read this book along with many other readers as part of THE Book Club read-along for October, split into 3 instalments and read over 3 consecutive weeks.

Whilst it's not something I would usually pick up,... More

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“Murder, One Wrote...”

A Big thank you to the publishers who sent me an advanced copy of The Windsor Knot by S.J. Bennett and one must say one was not disappointed. This is a brilliant book and such a clever idea that I was surprised it... More

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“I love this”

As soon as I read the blurb of this book I knew I would love it. It was just as good as I expected. The storyline was so random but so interesting. It is slightly unrealistic as I can not imagine the queen of England... More

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