Dry Bones
by Sally Spencer

When human bones are discovered in the cellars beneath St Luke’s College – two bodies, buried thirty years apart – the bursar, Charlie Swift, hires Jennie Redhead to investigate. As she uncovers a series of scandals stretching back sixty years, Jennie wonders how well she really knows her old friend Charlie and whether she can trust him.


Spencer writes with verve and humor while delivering a satisfying mystery

Publishers Weekly

Like the lime-mortared shaft that sets the plot in motion, Spencer's puzzle shows workmanship and beyond, since every piece must fit just so before the secret can be revealed

Kirkus Reviews

There’s a strong sense of time and place evoking the college atmosphere during wartime

Library Journal

Sally Spencer

Sally Spencer worked as a teacher both in England and Iran – where she witnessed the fall of the Shah. She now lives on the Costa Blanca with her partner, one rescue cat, two rescue dogs and innumerable fruit trees. Having once been an almost fanatical mahjong player, she is now obsessed with duplicate bridge.As well as the Jennie Redhead mysteries, Spencer is also the author of the successful DCI Monika Paniatowski series, the Chief Inspector Woodend mysteries and the Inspector Blackstone series.

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Dry Bones by Sally Spencer is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788754231st October 2017150 X 230mm224£21.99
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