Wicked Autumn: A Max Tudor Novel

Wicked Autumn: A Max Tudor Novel

G. M. Malliet

"Hugely humorous, exquisitely good written, a tongue-in-cheek village secret to be savored. G.M. Malliet's arch tone and wry humor make her a author to be treasured."
--Julia Spencer-Fleming, bestselling writer of ONE used to be A SOLDIER

Having spent nearly 3 years within the idyllic village of Nether Monkslip, Max Tudor is definitely acclimated to his publish as vicar on the church of St. Edwold's. This old fashioned city appears definitely the right new domestic for optimum, who has fled a harrowing prior serving within the British counter-intelligence enterprise, the MI5. Now he has came across a degree of peace between city escapees and yoga practitioners, artists and New Agers. yet this serenity is instantly shattered while the hugely vocal and unpopular president of the Women's Institute turns up useless on the Harvest Fayre. The demise seems like an twist of fate, yet Max's education as a former agent kicks in, and ahead of lengthy he suspects foul play.

Max has ministered to the neighborhood lengthy adequate to be acquainted with alliances and animosities one of the citizens, yet this tragedy confounds him. it's very unlikely to think someone in his beautiful hamlet able to the crime, and but given the sufferer, he needs to recognize that nearly everybody on the town had most likely fantasized concerning the negative woman's loss of life. As Max turns into extra intricately concerned, the research stirs up stories he'd particularly no longer revisit; the demons from his earlier which led him to Nether Monkslip and the explanation why he's so seriously invested in retaining it from damage.

Agatha-award profitable writer G.M. Malliet first received over the secret neighborhood together with her St. simply trilogy, prompting critics to check her to Golden Age greats like Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers. This new sequence, starting with Wicked Autumn, confirms such compliment, serving up the ideal English village deliciously skewered in a brilliantly glossy model of the conventional drawing room mystery.
One of The Boston Globe's top Mysteries of 2011
One of Library Journal's top secret Books of 2011

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