Author: VL McBeath
Publisher: Valyn Ltd
Over 600 pages in this three-book omnibus edition. Murder, intrigue, and an armchair sleuth. Eliza Thomson Investigates… 1)Murder in Moreton Murder, blackmail, and a sleepy English village. A suspicious death, two missing medicine bottles and an absent son. The sudden passing of one of its residents disturbs the peace in the village of Moreton-on-Thames. Crotchety old woman and head of the family business, Mrs Milwood isn’t afraid to use the money and power acquired from her late husband. Even against her own family. Always determined to get her own way, she’ll use any means possible to control those around her. Until she pushes someone too far. As a murder investigation begins, amateur sleuth Eliza Thomson and friend Connie are determined to help out the village police. Until Inspector Adams arrives from New Scotland Yard… 2) Death of an Honourable Gent Money, power and a deadly family feud. A body floating in the lake, an abandoned croquet mallet, and a debutante ball. Preparations for one of the society events of the year are in full swing at Lowton Hall, the family estate of Neville, Earl of Lowton. He inherited his wealth and title from his father, and nothing will stop him arranging a suitable marriage for his daughter. Much to the annoyance of his younger brother, Sir Cyril. Overhearing a conversation, Sir Cyril’s rage is ignited. Is there anything he won’t do to save the family reputation and take the title … and money … for himself? When a murder is discovered, calling the police is forbidden, so amateur sleuth Eliza Thomson, and her friend Connie, take it upon themselves to investigate… 3) Dying for a Garden Party Two families, one man and murder. A dead body in the study, a lifetime of memories, and an old oak tree. A garden party at Oak House, the home of Mr and Mrs Hartley, is the perfect way to bring the villagers of Moreton-on-Thames together. Retired banker and self-made man, Mr Hartley dominates everyone around him. He’s ruthless in business and frightened of no one, but since the accident he’s spent his time as a recluse. When his wife arranges a birthday party for him, it’s the perfect cover for murder. In a world where secrets and lies are the norm, amateur sleuth Eliza Thomson and her friend Connie are more than willing to help the police with their enquiries… If you like Miss Marple-style murder mysteries, and women sleuths with attitude, you’ll love this historical British series. Get your copy today! This omnibus edition includes a sign-up link to a FREE download of the introductory novella A Deadly Tonic. All books in the Eliza Thomson Investigates series: A Deadly Tonic Murder in Moreton Death of an Honourable Gent Dying for a Garden Party A Scottish Fling The Palace Murder A Christmas Murder (A Novella) The books are written in UK English.