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The Mitford Vanishing: Jessica Mitford and the case of the disappearing sister

Jessica Fellowes

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Crime & mystery

The latest novel in the bestselling Mitford Murders series is inspired by real events and is perfect reading for Agatha Christie fans dying for a new mystery.

A classic mystery starring the glamorous Mitford sisters and inspired real events, The Mitford Vanishing is the perfect story for fans of Agatha Christie. 1937. War with Germany is dawning, and a civil war already raging in Spain. Split across political lines, the six Mitford sisters are more divided than ever. Meanwhile their former maid Louisa Cannon is now a private detective, working with her ex-policeman husband Guy Sullivan.

Louisa and Guy are surprised when a call comes in from novelist Nancy Mitford requesting that they look into the disappearance of her Communist sister Jessica, nicknamed Decca. It quickly becomes clear that Decca may have made for the war in Spain - and not alone.

As a second, separate missing person case is opened, Louisa and Guy discover that every marriage has its secrets - but some are more deadly than others . . .
PRAISE FOR THE MITFORD MURDERS SERIES

'A glittering, entertaining, perfectly formed whodunnit'
Adele Parks

'A lively, well-written, entertaining whodunit'
The Times

'Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling etc. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable'
Anthony Horowitz

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Praise for The Mitford Vanishing: Jessica Mitford and the case of the disappearing sister

  • An extraordinary meld of fact and fiction - Graham Norton

  • Absolute blissikins. This is a delightful mashup of real and fictional characters - Guardian

  • Oh how delicious! Exactly what we all need in these gloomy times. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one - Susan Hill

  • True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a Golden Age mystery - Daisy Goodwin

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Jessica Fellowes

Jessica Fellowes is an author, journalist and public speaker. Her bestselling The Mitford Murders series has been nominated for awards in Britain, France, Germany and Italy, and sold into eighteen territories. Jessica is also the author of five official companion books to Downton Abbey, various of which hit the New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller lists. She has written short stories for Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue, and made numerous appearances on radio, podcasts and television. She lives in Oxfordshire with her family.

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