A Bedlam of Bones: A Reverend Oughterard Mystery (Hardcover)
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A blackmailer is stalking the bishop—can he survive the threat of being outed? Why is there a body in the flower bed? And can Lavinia Birtle-Figgins really be as dippy as she seems? These and other imponderables immerse the Reverend Francis Oughterard in a fresh web of danger and subterfuge, while his animal "minders," Maurice and Bouncer, try their best to make sense of all this human bedlam.
About the Author
A graduate of the universities of Nottingham and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Suzette A. Hill taught English literature for many years at Reading College before retiring to Herefordshire, where she lives with neither dog, nor cat, nor clergyman.
Praise for A Bedlam of Bones: A Reverend Oughterard Mystery…
“The muddled, murderous vicar takes a backseat to his clever pets and a startling ending.”—Kirkus Reviews
“References to past cases, marked by footnotes throughout, may lead curious newcomers to previous books in a series that blithely mixes cozy elements with black farce.”—Publishers Weekly
“Cheeky, chirpy, and witty.... A tale of a blackmailed bishop amidst treacle tarts, waistcoats, and buggery.”—Historical Novels Review