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Down Among the Muddy Hearts and Swamp Roses

by Hugh Aubyn

Crime / Mystery Humour (fiction)

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A murderous tale with chicken fry-ups, a '66 Chevy Nova, humour and mysterious characters.

In the south of the USA, in a Mississippi town called Greenwood, Emmaline is missing. It's down to Ms Felicity Graves, a retired English headmistress to find her. Determined and brilliantly fun to go on this adventure with, Felicity Graves finds an unlikely companion in a tour guide, Willie Cato. Through their travels in the quest for clues to the whereabouts of Emmaline, there are dark secrets trying to stay hidden by dark and mysterious characters that do all they can to thwart the searching duo. The story is written beautifully and the murder mystery unfolds and reveals it's secrets whilst keeping you guessing all the way. You feel you are there with Ms Graves and it leaves you hoping she has many more adventures to share.

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Down Among the Muddy Hearts and Swamp Roses Synopsis

Felicity Graves crosses many borders not least those between the ordinary and supernatural worlds. This book is a deliciously eccentric English take on a magical Southern mystery. A formidable English spinster turns detective in the deep South in order to find her missing cousin resulting in a darkly humorous tale redolent with mint juleps, chicken fry-ups, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and a soupçon of magic.Cousin Mary’s daughter, Emmaline, is missing somewhere in the Mississippi delta, several thousand miles from her home in Hexham, England. Felicity Graves, retired public school headmistress, has promised to find her. The sleepy town of Greenwood, MS guards its secrets well. The rambling back roads Ms Graves must navigate in her quest hide a labyrinth of peculiar characters each searching for their heart’s dark desire. With uncanny luck Felicity may have found her salvation in this enigmatic landscape. If her unexpected companion, Willie Cato is not entirely her idea of a tour guide, and she, a crazy English lady, is not entirely his idea of who ought to be behind the magnificent engine of a ’66 Chevy Nova, then their relationship has nowhere else to go really but on into the Delta’s muddy heart. Nothing can prepare them for what they will find.

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ISBN: 9781698953342
Publication date: 10/10/2019
Publisher: Independently published
Format: Ebook

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ISBN: 9781698953342
Publication date: 10th October 2019
Author: Hugh Aubyn
Publisher: Independently published
Format: Ebook
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Humour,

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