Murder at the Castle (A Belinda Penshurst Mystery Book 2)
by Lisa Cutts
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Pub Date 8 Dec 2021 | Archive Date 8 Dec 2021
When the star guest collapses at a wine tasting, it seems someone has a taste for murder. Fortunately, amateur sleuth Belinda Penshurst was at the event – and now she’s on the case!
Belinda Penshurst loves her home village Little Challham, and its charming, peaceful ways. So when wine critic Sadie Oppenshaw dies at a tasting Belinda organised, she immediately turns detective to uncover the poisoner…
Accompanied by retired detective Harry Powell and her boisterous Labrador Horatio, Belinda sets out to investigate the world of wine. There are scandals brewing everywhere… but do the local DIY enthusiasts have a deadly vendetta, or did Sadie’s reviews cause a resentful restaurant owner to crack?
When another of the guests at the wine tasting is found poisoned, it becomes clear the killer is only just getting started. Can Belinda crack the case and open the champagne, before the murderer catches up with her?
A charming cozy mystery, perfect for fans of M.C. Beaton, H.Y. Hanna and Emily Organ.
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‘Wonderful… I absolutely adored this book! Had me reading and finishing the book in no time! I highly recommend this book! Stunning, a page-turner which stays long in the memory!’ NetGalley reviewer
‘Absolutely fantastic… A page-turning, non-stop, addictive, hilarious cosy mystery… Perfect for the beach or in front of a fire, a fantastic start to what promises to be a riveting series!!!’ Bookworm86, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘What a great start to a new series!… A lively, spark-filled investigation… Wonderfully entertaining with the perfect set of ingredients.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I love this book!!!… An absolute blinder… The perfect cosy afternoon whodunnit, it’s fun, light-hearted, charming, a definite winner!’ Chicks Rogues and Scandals
‘Oh I really enjoyed this book!… Perfect! It had me in stitches several times and gasping in alarm at others.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I absolutely adored this book!… Could easily see myself wandering round the streets of Little Challham in my head… Well-planted red herrings and a great plot… Delightful.’ NetGalley reviewer
‘Such a fun read. It reminded me of the Agatha Raisin books I love so much… I cannot wait to catch up with Belinda and Harry on their next fun-filled adventure.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Charming… A super quick read perfect for the beach!’ Bless Their Hearts Mom, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Absolutely loved this… A great start to a new series.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Engrossing and entertaining… Full of twists and turns, and it kept me guessing.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Brilliant… Belinda Penshurst is on the case and doing very well for an amateur detective, who needs Jessica Fletcher! An enjoyable read that keeps you engrossed, trying to work out the clues and who did it.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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