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The Killer in the Choir (#19 Fethering)

Simon Brett

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Severn House Publishers Ltd
07 January 2020
Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery
When Jude joins the Fethering community choir, she discovers that at least one of her fellow choristers is hiding a deadly secret.

Although she hadn't known Leonard Mallett very well, nor liked him particularly, Carole Seddon feels duty bound to attend her fellow committee member's funeral. As she suspected, the hymns, readings and sermon are all very predictable - not unlike Leonard himself. What she couldn't have predicted was that the deceased's daughter would use the occasion to publicly accuse her stepmother of murder.

Did Heather Mallett really kill her husband, as many Fethering residents believe? Deciding to get to the heart of the matter, Carole's neighbour Jude joins the new community choir - and discovers that amidst the clashing egos and petty resentments lurk some decidedly false notes. At least one chorister would appear to be hiding a deadly secret - and it's up to Carole and Jude to unearth the truth.
By:   Simon Brett
Imprint:   Severn House Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 12mm
Weight:   270g
ISBN:   9781780296104
ISBN 10:   178029610X
Series:   A Fethering Mystery
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   07 January 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Simon Brett worked as a producer in radio and television before taking up writing full-time. As well as the Fethering mysteries, he is the author of the much-loved Charles Paris series and the Mrs Pargeter novels. He lives in an Agatha Christie-style village in the South Downs. In 2014 he won the CWA's prestigious Diamond Dagger for an outstanding body of work, and in 2016 he was awarded an OBE for services to literature.

Reviews for The Killer in the Choir (#19 Fethering)

Graced by ingeniously drawn characters, deft timing of twists, and a to-die-for climax. A stunner * <b>Booklist Starred Review</b> * A treasure trove of microgossip * <b>Kirkus Reviews</b> *


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