Meet Sukey: talented gardener, fabulous photographer… amateur detective?
Sukey Reynolds is loving life in her gorgeous house in the countryside, spending her days trimming the tulips and making fabulous feasts. She has a steady job at the local police station as a photographer, she only wishes she’d made it as a fully-fledged detective when she was younger…
But when Sukey is asked to photograph an unusual break-in at the stunning Hazel House, she finds herself thrown into the midst of a bewildering mystery. The body of a beautiful woman has been found in the house, and the precious family safe has been emptied…
Perhaps handsome Hazel House is not as heavenly as it once seemed?
When a pair of beautiful gold earrings from Hazel House turn up in suspicious hands, Sukey is sure that the police have got the wrong end of the stick about this case, and she decides to snoop around the people who knew the dead woman. But who is the rotten apple? Could it be the timid tradesman, the fickle fitness coach or perhaps the hapless husband?
Despite her sleuthing, Sukey is no closer to catching the culprit, until she goes to photograph another house, where someone is secretly watching her. But who is going to listen to her theories, when she’s only a police photographer? Does Sukey have what it takes to crack this curious case by herself?
If you love murder mysteries by Agatha Christie, Faith Martin or Joy Ellis, then this unputdownable novel from the bestselling queen of cozy crime will have you hooked!
This book was previously published as An Inconsiderate Death.
What readers are saying about Death at Hazel House:
‘It was unwise of me to begin this book in late afternoon because it held me to the pages until I finished it!... diabolical twists and red herrings… addictive!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘OMG I loved this book! A proper whodunnit with great characters and a fabulous plot. This reminded me of the Agatha Christie mysteries I used to read as a child… Excited for the next in the series!’ Mrs Roadley Reads, 5 stars
‘BRILLIANT!... Having read and enjoyed the Melissa Craig series as well, I find the Sukey Reynolds even more engaging and I can’t wait to ready more in this series!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Yay, a new series by Betty Rowlands and a new heroine to cheer for in Sukey Reynolds. I am a huge fan of this author’s books and this one with all its twists and turns is another delicious book and series to follow.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I really enjoyed this book – it has a great plot, excellent main characters and is a real page turner. I would highly recommend this book.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Sukey… a jolly good murder mystery with a satisfying number of clues and twists. I would not hesitate to recommend this book and I will be reading more of this author's work.’ Goodreads Reviewer
‘An amazing start to a series that gives us an honest and relatable character… Intriguing, gripping, suspenseful to the end.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘If you have read and enjoyed Betty Rowland's Melissa Craig series, then I think that it's highly likely that you will enjoy these too… Sukey herself is an interesting and engaging character… I have to admit that I didn’t solve the mystery this time… a great start to a series and I’m looking forward to reading more about Sukey soon.’ Goodreads reviewer