Meet the Women of the WISE Enquiries Agency. The first in a new series.
Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Henry is worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency - but the truth is more deadly than anyone could have foreseen . . .
The Women of the WISE Enquiries Agency are back in a witty and intriguing new mystery.
The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless the WISE women can find a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artefacts in time for the wedding.
A bookseller is baffled when he winds up with more books at the end of the month than at the beginning, so Althea investigates. Carol discovers that the previous owner of the books runs an old-folks home. Althea goes undercover in the home, but the entire team must act when Althea "goes dark" for over 24 hours.
A Naomi Blake mystery.
Naomi and boyfriend Alec Friedman travel to the Fenlands for the funeral of Alec's beloved Uncle Rupert, who ran an antiques business and wrote books on local history. It seems that there were some suspicious circumstances, and that the ostensible cause of death - a heart attack - may not hold true. It soon becomes clear that Rupert may have had some secrets in his past...
First in a new series featuring Rina Martin.
After a successful acting career Rina Martin is retired; DI Sebastian McGregor (Mac) is recovering his nerve after an investigation went terribly wrong; young George Parker and his family are on the run from a violent past. Like Mac and Rina, George thinks he is safe in the sleepy seaside town of Frantham, but then an old lady is murdered and peace, for all three, is proven to be an illusion . . .
A Rina Martin Mystery
When a body is washed up on a beach, it's assumed it must be Edward Parker, who fell from a cliff a couple of weeks before. But it is discovered to be that of Pat Duggan, son of local nightclub owner, Jimmy. Pat had been abducted twice. And, to complicate matters, the missing Edward Parker worked for Jimmy Duggan and disappeared at the same time as Duggan's son. Coincidence? Mac and Rina don't think so . . .
A thrilling Rina Martin mystery.
Two men are found shot dead aboard a luxury yacht, and the key lies with a company that makes computer games. What secret were the men protecting that others were prepared to kill to get hold of? Rina Martin decides to find out, much to the consternation of her friend, DI McGregor. But her impulse to help those threatened puts the people she most cares for in grave danger.
A Rina Martin mystery.
When DI 'Mac' McGregor came to Frantham he was a broken man, guilt ridden at the death of a child he had tried to save, and whose killer had escaped. But he found friendship there, in the shape of Rina Martin's strange little household, and romance with CSI Miriam Hasting. But now his past is catching up with him. There are new leads in the child-killer case, and Mac rejoins the hunt only to become the hunted. Can Rina save him from his darkest trouble yet?
A Naomi Blake mystery.
When Alec and Naomi take a much-needed Winter holiday in Somerset, they encounter local eccentric Eddy Thame, a historian and metal detectorist obsessed with the Monmouth rebellion of 1685 and the alleged Kirkwood treasure. A few days after their arrival, Eddy is found dead. Reluctantly, Alec and Naomi become involved, but they soon realise that Eddy seems very different to the rather dotty individual they encountered in the local pub.
A Rina Martin Mystery.
Against her better judgement, Rina Martin accepts an invitation to Aikensthorpe, a country house hotel with a sinister reputation. Gathered there are a collection of experts in the esoteric; their plan is to re-enact the incident in 1872 that left one man dead and another mad. Rina, unimpressed by the company and their techniques, is relieved when her friend DI MacGregor comes to rescue her. But then a blizzard traps them in the house, and Edwin Holmes, grand old man of psychical research, is found murdered in his bed . . .