Atmospheric psychological crime, set during a music festival in large country house.
When Eden Hartington, conductor, impresario and founder of the Hartington Music Festival dies, his daughter Anna is determined to preserve his memory and keep the festival going. And she is prepared to sacrifice everything that stands in her way, including the career of Adam Beaumont, the conductor who succeeded her father. So when she is found murdered there is no shortage of people who benefit by her death.
An appealing heroine, self-aware and intelligent - Donna Leon, Sunday Times
A considerable writer, both intelligent and intuitive - Literary Review
Well-written and utterly compulsive - Northern Echo
Anyone who likes Minette Walters will like Aline Templeton, and this latest atmospheric novel is one of her best - Newcastle Evening Chronicle
Aline Templeton lives in Edinburgh with her husband, in a house with a balcony built by an astronomer to observe the stars over the beautiful city skyline. She has worked in education and broadcasting and has written numerous articles and stories for newspapers and magazines. Her books have been published in translation in several European countries as well as in the United States.