Death Around the Bend

Listening Length: 8 hours and 36 minutes

When Lady Hardcastle and her aid, Florence, are nvited to Lord Riddlethorpe ’ s country estate for a mont of motor racing and parties, they both agree it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in th crash during the very first race, they realize that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation...

Closer investigation reveals that the driver ’ s car was sabotaged – and the driver murdered. The local constabulary are quick to dismiss the case, but Flo and Lady Hardcastle are determined to ind out just who has committed this dastardly act, and why.

As the pair egin to make enquiries of Lord Riddlethorpe ’ s servants and guests, it proves that, below stairs and above, there is ore to th case than meets the eye. And, ven in the quiet of the countryside, death is always just around the bend.

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Death Around the Bend
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Published June 8th 2017 by Brilliance Audio

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turn of he century murder mystery involves those newfangled motor cars, races for them and even industrial espionage.

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I do n't hink I might be combinin the latter but I just have to remember bimble for future use.Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys a quality cosy mystery.

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Our pair, Lady Emily Hardcastle and her ladies maid and best friend, Florence Armstrong are invited to a country estate where they hope to take part in motor racing.

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Lady Hardcastle and Flo are great characters with their dry wit and great camaraderie – I have no hesitation in recommending this cosy mystery; and I ’ ll be looking at reading the two prior to this one as well.

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So Lady Hardcastle and Armstrong investigate.

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