A Medlar Mystery #3
An English manor home, an unsolved mystery, too many suspects to count… It’s the perfect holiday for romance novelist Sara Medlar.
Let me begin by saying if you haven’t read the first two books in this series you will want to do so quickly after you read this one!
Ms.Deveraux is a master at storytelling. As well as creating the best characters.
A little backstory for you.
Sara Medlar is a successful romance writer from Florida. Her partners in meddling are her niece Kate and her godson, Jack.
Soon after solving a couple of murders in their own town, Sara has decided they need a holiday. An old friend of hers in England owns an enormous estate with a rich and sketchy past. Now, it is a hotel but closes in March for the neverending repairs and renovations such as an old place needs. A perfect time for a visit from the woman who bankrolled the renovations.
Sara has also invited a number of other people and Kate and Jack are puzzled and know immediately that she is up to something. But what? Is she writing a book? Doing research? Or is it something more dangerous?
When the motley crew arrives, Sara lets them in on why they have been summoned.
Decades ago, this group was here in this house when two people ran off and were never heard from again. Sara intends to uncover what happened to the couple by casting the group in a Hercule Poirot type of theatrical event.
What the group doesn’t know is…no, I’m not spoiling it for you! Suffice it to say that no one is what they say they are and you will not believe the ending! This time our author, Sara, may not live to write the tale!
The characters in this were brilliantly done. I love Sara, Jack, and Kate. The secondary characters were awful at first glance but in the end, my heart hurt for a few.
I absolutely adored this one!
NetGalley/ March 10th, 2020 by MIRA