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A Fatal Inheritance

by Rachel Rhys

A Fatal Inheritance Synopsis

'A Fatal Inheritance is GLORIOUS! Hugely enjoyable escapism, featuring The South of France, film stars, gorgeous villas, lavender-scented air, ex-Nazis, family secrets and more besides! I enjoyed it ENORMOUSLY.' MARIAN KEYES London 1948: Eve Forrester is trapped in a loveless marriage, in a gloomy house, in a grey suburb. Out of the blue, she receives a solicitor's letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mystery inheritance but in order to find out more, she must travel to the glittering French Riviera. Eve discovers her legacy is an enchanting villa overlooking the Mediterranean sea and suddenly, life could not be more glamorous. Alone in paradise, Eve must unlock the story behind her surprise bequest - before events turn deadly... Reminiscent of a Golden Age mystery, A Fatal Inheritance is an intoxicating story of dysfunctional families and long-hidden secrets, set against the razzle-dazzle and decadence of the French Riviera. 'With a dash of Agatha Christie and a nod to Zelda Fitzgerald, Rachel Rhys' historical mystery is simply gorgeous. . .will have you yearning to sip a gin fizz while watching the sun sink into the Mediterranean' KATE RIORDAN 'A transporting golden-age infused mystery caper' Sunday Times 'An exquisite and shimmering read. I completely lost myself in Rhys's lovingly evoked 1940s French Riviera and was gripped by the slow-burn mystery. An essential summer read!' LISA JEWELL 'Mixes glamour with tantalising intrigue - and a dark hint of dread' Daily Mail

A Fatal Inheritance Press Reviews

Rachel Rhys' atmospheric novel mixes glamour with tantalising intrigue - and a dark hint of dread * Daily Mail * An atmospheric, page-turner * DAILY MIRROR * Deliciously intoxicating * HEAT * Rachel Rhys should be on everyone's summer reading list * CLARE MACKINTOSH * With a dash of Agatha Christie and a nod to Zelda Fitzgerald, Rachel Rhys' historical mystery is simply gorgeous. The late 1940s Cote d'Azur setting is a character in its own right - one that will have you yearning to sip a gin fizz while watching the sun sink into the Mediterranean * KATE RIORDAN *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784165086
Publication date: 8th August 2019
Author: Rachel Rhys
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery, Historical fiction, Historical romance,

About Rachel Rhys

RACHEL RHYS is the pen-name of a much-loved psychological suspense author. She is the author of the Richard and Judy bookclub pick, Dangerous Crossing and the bestselling A Fatal Inheritance. Rachel Rhys lives in North London with her family.

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