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A Dreadful Murder The Mysterious Death of Caroline Luard by Minette Walters
  

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A Quick Read title based on a true murder of 1908. It’s been an age since we had a new Minette so this is bound to be popular with her fans.

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Synopsis

A Dreadful Murder The Mysterious Death of Caroline Luard by Minette Walters

A body is found in the woods ...Based on the true story of the shocking murder of Mrs Caroline Luard, which took place in Kent in August 1908. Caroline Luard is shot dead in broad daylight in the grounds of a large country estate. With few clues available, her husband soon becomes the suspect ...But is he guilty? Bringing to life the people involved in this terrible crime, in A Dreadful Murder bestselling author Minette Walters uses modern detective skills to attempt to solve a 100-year-old crime.

About the Author

Minette Walters

Minette Walters is one of England’s best-selling crime writers. She is the author of twelve novels, winning the CWA John Creasey Award for the The Ice House, the Edgar Allan Poe Award in America for The Sculptress and two CWA Gold Daggers for The Scold’s Bridle and Fox Evil. She lives in Dorset with her husband and has been translated into thirty-six languages.

Her fascination with the dark side of the human psyche began when she read Grimm’s Fairy Tales at seven years old. Her favourite characters were wicked stepmothers whose evil deeds led to their inevitable doom. She likes to shock her readers by exploring the underbelly of so-called respectable society, writing compellingly realistic novels with a claustrophobic edge. When her characters turn on each other, it’s with a vengeance.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Minette Walters

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www.minettewalters.co.uk/

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Paperback

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781447213239

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