By Carola Dunn
The inimitable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her husband Detective leader Inspector Alec Fletcher appear to get a reprieve from their sleuthing tasks once they are invited to the marriage in their buddy, Lucy Fotheringay.
Lucy's grandfather is internet hosting the rite at his attractive property and so it can provide to be a customary affair with hordes of gossipy aunts and different colourful yet no longer inevitably friendly relations. Daisy meets some of these characters and observes the resultant familial fraternization with a undeniable form of fun nonchalance. that's, till Lucy's nice aunt is located strangled to dying in her mattress. Lucy, meanwhile, has prepared to satisfy her betrothed within the conservatory, but if she arrives she reveals him attempting to revive her uncle, who has died-or has he been murdered? And similar to commonly celebratory party turns suspicious. Now Daisy needs to sift via a throng of relatives-aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents- as soon as marriage ceremony site visitors and now homicide suspects. and he or she needs to locate the killer fast sooner than one other friend turns into a corpse.
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A Mourning Wedding (Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, Book 13) by Carola Dunn