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Sweet Sorrow by David Roberts
  

Sweet Sorrow

Part of the Lord Edward Corinth & Verity Browne Series

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Synopsis

Sweet Sorrow by David Roberts

A murder mystery featuring Lord Edward Corinth and Verity BrowneAugust 1939, the last hot days of a perfect English summer as the certainty of war descends. Newlyweds Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne are determined to spend these last days of peace quietly in their new house in a sleepy Sussex village - a honeymoon of sorts. But fight against it as he might, for Edward it turns out to be a busman's holiday. When poet Byron Gates is bizarrely murdered after the village fete - executed, in fact, his head chopped off on a wooden block - Edward is asked to investigate.Alas, murder is not yet done with Verity and Edward, for even in the hallowed studios of Broadcasting House, murder dares to rear its ugly head. Before Verity can take up her new foreign posting, there are more deaths and the intrepid couple embark on one of their most dangerous investigations to date.Praise for David Roberts:'A gripping, richly satisfying whodunit with finely observed characters, sparkling with insouciance and stinging menace' Peter James'A really well-crafted and charming mystery story' Daily Mail'A perfect example of golden-age mystery traditions with the cobwebs swept away' Guardian

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A perfect example of golden-age mystery traditions with the cobwebs swept away * Guardian * A really well-crafted and charming mystery story * Daily Mail * A gripping, richly satisfying whodunit with finely observed characters, sparkling with insouciance and stinging menace -- Peter James A classic murder mystery [...] and a most engaging pair of amateur sleuths * Charles Osborne, author of The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie * Roberts just keeps getting better with each book ... highly recommended for fans of Love in a Cold Climate and Gosford Park * Publishers Weekly * Praise for David Roberts:


About the Author

David Roberts worked in publishing for over thirty years, most recently as a director, before devoting his energies to writing full time. He is married and divides his time between London and Wiltshire.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th October 2017

Author

David Roberts

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Publisher

Constable an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781472128171

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