Mrs. Malory and Death Is a Word (Mrs. Malory Mystery) (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Arson and murder in the English countryside from the author of Mrs. Malory and a Necessary End . . .

In the wake of a reporter's death, biographer Sheila Malory must dig through the remnants of his life to discover the devil in the details . . .

Sheila's friend, larger-than-life Eva Jackson, has returned to the village of Taviscombe after losing her husband, Alan. A foreign correspondent, Alan reported on dangerous stories around the world from Libya to Afghanistan--but the cause of his death was more mundane: kidney failure in a London hospital. Still, he led a storied life, and much of his past lies in his writings, papers, and books now boxed away in Eva's garage.

After Eva decides to compile a book of Alan's unpublished works, a fire mysteriously breaks out in the garage. Then Eva meets a suspicious end, leading Sheila to wonder if there's a killer at large in their charming Devon countryside . . .

About the Author

Hazel Holt is the author of twenty previous books in the Mrs. Malory series. She was a personal friend and literary executor to Barbara Pym, and is Pym's official biographer. A former television critic and feature writer, she lives in rural England.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781101990636
ISBN-10: 1101990635
Publisher: Berkley Books
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2016
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Mrs. Malory Mystery