Title: Death in the Grand Manor: Tessa Crichton #1
Author: Anne Morice
Publication: Dean Street Press, April 2021 (originally published in 1970)
Genre: Mystery series
Setting: 20th century England
This is also my fourth book in the Cloak and Dagger Reading Challenge.Links: Amazon * Barnes & Noble * Bookshop.org * Book Depository
He stopped at the gate, then turned to me and said, ‘My instinct is to suggest you pack your bags and get as far away from here as you can. Unfortunately, it might be just about the worst advice I could give you.’
‘Why? You surely don’t imagine that Toby or I would be suspected of having any part in it?’
“No, of course not, nothing like that. Luckily, you were both miles away when it happened. But you might be called as a witness, which would be no fun at all, I can assure you.’
‘Oh dear me, yes, I am sure I should hate that,’ I said, and fell to wondering what I should wear in the witness box should the disagreeable necessity arise.
Source: Thank you to Dean Street Press for providing me with a copy of this ebook in return for an honest review. The books are also available in paperback. I am not totally sold on the covers but I admire the publisher for trying something different.