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Publisher's Summary

An English village can be deadly, when your past catches up with you....

In the beautiful rural Somerset village of Lower Hembrow, crammed full with English eccentrics, something is amiss....

Landscape gardener Imogen Bishop has spent the last 30 years trying to forget one fateful school night but when her estranged husband Greg Bishop is found dead in the grounds of her father's Georgian hotel, danger threatens to overwhelm her.

Retired police officer Adam Hennessey, hoping for a peaceful life running his traditional Somerset country pub, finds himself drawn into the unfolding drama in the hotel across the road. 

Imogen, Adam and Harley the stray dog form an unlikely partnership as they try to untangle a knot of secrets, solve a murder mystery and bring a killer to justice.

©2020 Frances Evesham (P)2020 Boldwood Books

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Lamest plot that I've read in years.

my goodness. I have great fodness for English sleuthing mysteries and I have read dozens of authors. I couldn't believe how lame this run. Right down to the slaughter of beloved pets in the last chapter, and a cracking, surprise villainess and a clenched fist shaken in the air. seriously.

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Wonderful narration!!

This is one of the best narrations I’ve heard in a long time. Charlotte Strevens is a master performer- she brought the story and its characters to life.

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Not a bad way to spend a day!

I was in the mood for a cosy British mystery today, and this fit the bill nicely. The story isn't wildly unpredictable, and Strevens reads it very well.

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  • Ellen
  • 2021-09-24

Village Murder

This is a English who done it murder who done it story. Easy to listen to. Narrator was 👍. There are couple of books by this author….first time I listen to him….not bad. Sit back,relax and enjoy.

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  • Beatrice
  • 2021-06-19

Pretty good

A Village Murder is pretty good with interesting characters and a well written plot. The pace was a bit slow but overall it was pretty good. I look forward to the next book in this series.

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  • Ailsa Millar
  • 2021-10-10

Wonderful

Another well written murder story in the Agatha Christie manner. It is wonderfully believable and has the suspense to keep you listening to the end. Love to find out how it all fits together. Never guessed the culprit. Most enjoyable to find another author that I love and a reader that holds your interest and allows you to hear it as if it was being told to you as a story with all the nuances one would normally use your self.

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  • M. Gibson
  • 2020-12-27

Thoroughly enjoyable.

I enjoyed everything about this novel — the characters, the mystery and the narration. All superb.

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  • patti kramer
  • 2021-10-10

perfect

The perfect murder mystery for a lazy Sunday, good plot, great characters, without gory details.

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  • Catsongea
  • 2021-10-18

Well done

An excellent cozy mystery. Great story, great narration. I will certainly listen to more of this author’s stories.

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  • Charlene
  • 2021-10-15

Good story, excellent narration

I liked the story and the narration was very good. It was a good listen.

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  • Cathie Byers
  • 2021-10-17

Good story

I have enjoyed listening to this story. It was interesting and I was surprised by the ending. I like this writer and will read more by her.

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  • Nancy McCall
  • 2021-10-09

excellent

Excellent mystery. A winding path to the killer but there were other crimes to muddy the trail to the killer. Enjoyable

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  • Gloria
  • 2021-10-30

Interesting and clever read

Interesting and clever story and characters. Well written dialogue between between mature adults with many life experiences. Pleasant mystery between who are the villains and innocents.

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