The thirteenth novel in the British mystery series featuring Inspector Luke Thanet from the Silver Dagger award-winning author Dorothy Simpson, "a modern-day version of Agatha Christie" (Booklist).
When playboy Max Jeopard is killed at his own engagement party, Inspector Luke Thanet is called in to investigate and uncovers a host of suspects, including his fiancEe, a jealous brother, an ex-girlfriend, and the victim's future in-laws. "This English village 'cozy' goes down well" (Library Journal).
"A master at plot manipulation, Ms. Simpson cunningly strews clues right and leftThe pleasure here is watching Thanet meticulously pick his way through 'the complex web of relationships' to arrive at an understanding of what would make a person kill for love." —The New York Times Book Review
by Dorothy Simpson
Sign up for our email newsletter