Saturday, 11 August 2007

Murder in the Museum by Simon Brett

"Fethering sleuths Carole and Jude return in a wonderful mystery of bitter rivalries and deep-rooted jealousies; Bracketts, an Elizabethan house near the town of Fethering, is about to be turned into a museum. Once the home of celebrated poet Esmund Chadleigh, it has now been decided that it should become a shrine to his life and poetry. But the transition from house to museum is running far from smoothly. For a sudden discovery is made: Buried in the kitchen garden is a human skeleton. And before too long, there is a second body, not yet cold. Murder is no longer just a dreadful possibility, but a certainty. It is a case that will test the sleuthing powers of Board member Carole Seddon and her friend Jude as never before... "

My first book by this author. Slow to start, but an enjoyable read. The author had done research on some of the facts about the records office, and accurate facts, even in fiction books make enjoyable reading.

1 comment:

  1. Just saw this post about the Murder In The Museum. Have read several by the author that have an actor, Charles as the central figure...not very successful and a bit of an alcoholic. Will try this one!


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