Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
ARC - 496 pages
is a bestselling crime writer. His editor, Susan Ryeland, has worked
with him for years, and she’s intimately familiar with his detective,
Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages.
Susan receives Alan’s latest manuscript, in which Atticus Pünd
investigates a murder at Pye Hall, an English manor house, she has no
reason to think it will be any different from the others. There will be
dead bodies, a cast of intriguing suspects, and plenty of red herrings
and clues. But the more Susan reads, the more she realizes that
there’s another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript—one of
ambition, jealousy, and greed...
"Masterful, clever, and ruthlessly suspenseful, Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage crime fiction." --back cover
Loved this! It is a classic whodunit, that is a book-within-a-book. I received this ARC from the publisher. Contact me if you'd like to borrow it.