The Agatha Award-winning St. Just Mystery series
Wildly successful chick lit mystery writer Kimberlee Kalder is the guest of honour at an exclusive writers conference at Dalmorton Castle in Scotland. But the fun ends when Kimberlee is found dead at the bottom of the castle s bottle dungeon. Who didn t want to see prima donna Kimberlee brutally extinguished like one of her ill-fated characters?
It s up to Detective Chief Inspector St. Just to track down the true killer in a castle full of cagey mystery connoisseurs who live and breathe malicious murder and artful alibis . . .
Malliet s satirical take on the mystery scene is spot-on. - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A real find for old-school mystery fans. - Booklist (starred review)
An absolutely delicious skewering of the world of mystery publishing and its none-too-savoury denizens. - Denver Post