Narrated By: Caroline Shaffer
Duration: 8 hours and 20 minutes
What to expect
A game of charades ends in coldblooded murder in this entertaining cozy mystery—third in the Crime with the Classics series.
Having finished transforming Windy Corner, the grand Victorian mansion she inherited from her great aunt, into a writers’ retreat, widowed literature professor Emily Cavanaugh is ready to receive her first set of guests. But her careful planning is thrown into disarray by the unexpected arrival of outrageous true-crime writer, Cruella Crime, whose unpardonably rude behavior is causing great offence.
As a ferocious ice storm rages outside, the guests entertain one another with a game of charades. But their revelries are brought to a sudden halt by the discovery of a body in one of the guest bedrooms. When it transpires the victim was poisoned, Emily decides to take a leaf out of the book of her favorite detective writer, Agatha Christie, and investigate. But as she pursues her inquiries, it becomes chillingly clear that she herself may have been the intended victim …
Crime and mystery: cosy mystery, Crime and mystery fiction, Crime and mystery: women sleuths
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“What’s not to love in crime solved by a classic?”
“A cleverly-constructed village mystery, filled with hidden treats for Jane Austen fans and mystery-lovers alike—a promising and delightful series debut!”
“An intelligent mystery, with surprising plot twists and a dash of good old-fashioned romance. A delightful debut.”