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By G. M. Malliet

What will be extra risky than comfortable village existence within the English countryside? Max Tudor has tailored good to his publish as vicar of St. Edwold’s within the idyllic village of Nether Monkslip. The quiet village turns out the fitting domestic for maximum, who has fled a harrowing previous as an MI5 agent. Now he has came across a degree of peace between city escapees and yoga practitioners, artists and crafters and New Agers. yet this new-found serenity is readily shattered whilst the hugely vocal and unpopular president of the Women’s Institute turns up useless on the Harvest Fayre. The demise appears like an twist of fate, yet Max’s education as a former agent kicks in, and earlier than lengthy he suspects foul play.  Max has ministered to the group lengthy adequate to be acquainted with the tangled alliances and animosities one of the citizens, yet this tragedy surprises and confounds him. it truly is most unlikely to think someone in his beautiful village in a position to the crime, and but given the sufferer, he needs to recognize that nearly all people had most likely fantasized approximately killing Wanda Batton-Smythe.As the research unfolds, Max turns into extra intricately concerned. thoughts he’d quite no longer revisit are stirred, evoking the demons from the prior which led him to Nether Monkslip. In depraved AUTUMN, G.M. Malliet serves up an impossible to resist English village—deliciously skewered—a unsuitable yet likeable protagonist, and a brilliantly smooth model of the normal drawing room mystery.One of The Boston Globe's most sensible Mysteries of 2011 one among Library Journal's most sensible secret Books of 2011

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Much of her life with her husband the Major, as well as her own service in the Women’s Royal Army Corps, had rubbed off. “Wanda, I don’t think—” began Suzanna Winship, the willowy blond sister of the local doctor, coming to the defense of Lily, whose lower lip had begun to tremble around her adult braces. Wrapped in a fluffy white mohair dress of her own design (Lily owned a local yarn and knitting business), her hair clipped short around protuberant ears, she resembled a Chihuahua puppy abandoned in a snowdrift.

True enough, and totally beside the point. ” Awena, knowing with certainty that the sniveling idiot Wanda referred to was Lily Iverson, was immediately incensed on Lily’s behalf. “Look,” Awena said, trying and failing to keep an edge from her voice, “it is simply Harvest Fayre, not Napoleon’s march on Moscow. It’s a time of fun, and of quiet reflection. A time to enjoy and celebrate life. It is not time to come down on a bunch of willing, hardworking, and unpaid volunteers like a ton of bricks.

When roused, Suzanna could give as good as she got, and in defense of someone already as downtrodden as Lily, Suzanna could be formidable indeed. ” program of earlier in the year. Suzanna, who had suggested the scheme, and felt some ground had been lost in the sound-judgment department, was anxious to shine here. ” Wanda, who had drawn a deep, shocked breath on the word “cock-up,” had not otherwise disturbed the loaded silence of the room. Mme Cuthbert, who operated La Maison Bleue wine and cheese shop with a polished élan, allowed herself a small moue of approval in Suzanna’s direction.

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