Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
ARC - 496 pages

"Alan Conway 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.

"When 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.

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