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English Tea Murder by Leslie Meier

By Leslie Meier

Among a hectic kin and her tasks as a reporter for the Tinker's Cove Pennysaver, Lucy Stone may perhaps use a holiday. So whilst a chum tells her a couple of journey to England backed through Winchester collage, she jumps on the likelihood for a women getaway. but if journey chief Professor George Temple dies mid-flight after an bronchial asthma assault, Lucy's blissful she packed her sleuthing talents. . .

In London, Professor Quentin Rea, a women' guy and previous flirt of Lucy's, arrives to take over the tour--and she reveals that whereas his hairline has receded, his amorous intentions haven't. Lucy additionally starts to note odd habit between different contributors of the crowd. And whilst she discovers them all have pasts hooked up to the past due Professor Temple, she suspects his loss of life used to be an difficult act of revenge. Then one other journey member dies, and Lucy is without notice ensnared in a bold scheme which can lead her to a mastermind of murder--or make her the subsequent sufferer. . .

"Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." –Chicago solar Times

"Leslie Meier has created a city i would wish to reside in and sleuth i would like to meet." –Jill Churchill

"Fans of Murder, She Wrote may are looking to do that most recent in a sequence that's good written and enjoyable."
The Evansville Courier and Press

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Lucy suddenly felt homesick, thinking of Miss Tilley and her cozy house and her own comfortable old farmhouse on Red Top Road and Bill and the girls and Libby the Labrador and little baby Patrick. She missed them all, she thought, as the flight attendant removed the remains of her meal. She latched the little folding table back in place and leaned back in her seat, letting out a big sigh. It seemed she’d been right: This trip was a big mistake. She checked the progress of the flight on the little screen, discovering that the tiny plane icon was about a half inch into the blue Atlantic and they had more than three hours of airtime left.

The attendant quickly crossed herself, then asked Autumn for her blanket. Autumn drew her dark brows together and scowled. “Blanket? ” “Right. ” “Jennifer, give her your blanket,” said the doctor. ” Jennifer obediently handed over the neatly folded square of blue acrylic, wrapped in plastic, and watched as the flight attendant ripped it open and carefully spread it over Temple’s body. ” Autumn’s face was hard, her tone challenging. ” A male flight attendant had joined the little group. “The plane is full.

I guess we’ll begin with you, then,” said Neal. ” Me and my big mouth, thought Lucy, following the inspector to the far corner of the cabin. The coroner and Luddy joined them, making a tight little circle around her chair. She felt hemmed in. “When did you first notice Mr. ” asked Neal after he had taken down Lucy’s address and studied her passport. ” Neal raised an eyebrow. ” “Yes. I happened to be behind him when he went through the security screening. ” Lucy was thinking hard, trying to recall any detail that might be important.

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