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Murder by Magic: A Libby Sarjeant Murder Mystery (A Libby Sarjeant Murder Mystery Series Book 10) Kindle Edition
'With fascinating characters and an intriguing plot, this is a real page turner' KATIE FFORDE praise for the series
An addictive and unputdownable crime mystery novel perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Faith Martin, J.R. Ellis, LJ Ross, Miss Marple and Midsummer Murders!
Lesley Cookman's bestselling series featuring amateur sleuth Libby Sarjeant is back for its tenth instalment!
'Whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.' Surely?
Libby Sarjeant and her friend Fran Wolfe are asked to look into the sudden and unexplained death of a devoted churchgoer. The police appear to have lost interest, but the villagers are certain that their new lady vicar has something to do with it!
But if it is murder, how on earth was it done? There doesn't seem to be any rational explanation... But could it really be magic?
Praise for the bestselling series:
'Another delightful Libby Sarjeant murder mystery... An entertaining read' ***** Amazon review
'As usual, another good light hearted murder mystery' ***** Amazon review
'Excellent book full of intrigue. Lovely descriptions of the areas. You get involved with the characters and feel you are friends with them' ***** Amazon review
'Red-herrings and a truly British flavour make this a good read... I am happy to recommend and will be reading more of books written by this author' ***** Amazon review
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About the Author
Like many authors, Lesley started writing stories as a child. After a checquered beginning, including jobs as varied as actor, model, cabin crew and nightclub DJ, she fell into feature writing for publications including Business Matters, Which Computer and Poultry Farmers Weekly.
She progressed to short stories for the vibrant Women's magazine market and, following a Master's Degree where she met her publisher, she turned to her first literary love of Traditional British Mysteries. The Libby Sarjeant series is still going strong, and has been joined by The Alexandrians, an Edwardian mystery series.
Lesley also continues to work with her local theatre, which often finds its way into her books.
‘Lesley Cookman is the Queen of Cosy Crime’ – Paul Magrs, author of The Brenda and Effie Series
‘Another delightful Libby Sarjeant murder mystery’ – Reader Review
‘A modern day Miss Marple! I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a good mystery’ – Reader Review--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B07ZR9ZY44
- Publisher : Headline Accent (6 September 2012)
- Language : English
- File size : 1163 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 259 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 815,885 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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This is a fascinating and well written story which shows how the prejudice against female vicars can lead to totally unwarranted conclusions. I enjoyed the picture of village life and the way rumours can grow out of all proportion. It also shows how ordinary people can hide things from the police for no real reason.
This is a well written and enjoyable crime series featuring some lovable and interesting characters. If you like crime novels set in rural areas with little on the page violence then you may enjoy this book and this series.
Not gruesome or explicit sex scene