Book six in the Euphemia Martins murder mystery series by Caroline Dunford.
'A sparkling and witty crime debut with a female protagonist to challenge Miss Marple' LIN ANDERSON, Award winning Scottish crime author
A Death in the Loch - the sixth edition of the gripping and twisty Euphemia Martins Mysteries!
During a Christmas party, Euphemia Martins - together with Bertram Stapleford and manservant Rory McLeod - is tasked by the slippery government agent Fitzroy with doing a little snooping at the Staplefords' Highland Lodge.
When Euphemia discovers the purposes of the charade for which she has been demoted back to a maid, she is furious. There are plans afoot - plans which involve signing the Official Secrets Act ...
Meanwhile, Rory still isn't speaking to her and Bertram is more interested in growing his awful new beard. The arrival at the Lodge of four mysterious 'Mr Smiths' - and some outrageous proposals for Scotland's future - raises tensions to boiling point, and that's not even mentioning the German spy lurking in the woods, or the accident with some hot soup ...
But when the inevitable dead body turns up, they must all work together or find themselves jailed for murder.
'I just love reading the Euphemia Martins books. They have excellent plots, are well paced and sprinkled with a dash of humour' ***** Reader review
'An enjoyable light read, am enjoying the series and look forward to the next book' ***** Reader review
'I found this an entertaining, fast paced and amusing mystery...' ***** Reader review
'Gets better with every book' ***** Reader review