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Murder at Primrose Cottage

(2022)
(The third book in the Flora Steele Mystery series)
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Join Flora Steele – bookshop owner, bicycle-rider, daydreamer and amateur detective – in her quest to solve a brand-new murder mystery!

Cornwall, 1956: When Flora Steele sets off for a peaceful vacation with crime writer Jack Carrington in his little red Austin,

the last thing she expects to find is a body at their pretty rental cottage!

Shocked by the discovery, inquisitive Flora joins forces with handsome Jack to find out how the poor man came to such an untimely end in the overgrown orchard of Primrose Cottage. They discover Roger Gifford was a man with plenty of friends and the villagers seem devastated by his sudden death…

So why was he murdered? And who has blood on their hands – his estranged wife Beatrice, his wayward younger brother Lionel, or the suspicious newcomer Mercy Dearlove?

The baffling case gets even more complicated when a second man is found dead and a set of puzzling clues lead them to an intriguing wartime mystery connected to Jack’s estranged father.

As old secrets emerge and Jack receives an unsettling letter, it seems the crime writer is in danger of a fate befitting his fictional characters. Will Flora be able to crack the case and save Jack? Or will this be one murder too many for Flora Steele?

Readers love the Flora Steele Mysteries:

Amazinga top-notch cosy mystery… an engaging, intelligent and intriguing murder mystery that I found totallyabsorbing.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I absolutely love this book! I was so captivated… I could not put this book downI read this book in one sitting!Amazing.’ @thenerdandherbooks, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Absolutely fantastic… An addictive perfect mix of mystery, crime, suspense and quirkiness which kept me turning the pages late at night!! An explosive start to a new series!Bookworm86, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A joy to read… Full of mystery and secrets!… Truly an unstoppable read! And I loved every minute of it!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

I loved… A cozy, heart-warming, fast read. It felt like Scooby-Doo meets Agatha Raisin. I am here for it!Delightful.’ Frosta Wings It, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Fantastic cozy mystery!… Fun to read… This author knows how to keep the reader’s attention from the first chapter!Books and Benches, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wonderful book! I absolutely adored this… Had me reading and finishing the book in no time! I highly recommend!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

LoveThe story twisted along, with everyone becoming a suspect… A fab read, that I devoured in a day.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

What a joyFabulousTotally fantasticI highly recommend this outstandingly fabulous book.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Pace moves along as you keep turning the pages to find out whodunit. You’ll find yourself rooting for Flora and Jack in more ways than one. I can’t wait for the next book!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐


Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Paperback Editions

March 2022 : Paperback
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Title: Murder at Primrose Cottage: An utterly addictive English cozy mystery
Author(s): Merryn Allingham
ISBN: 1-80314-072-0 / 978-1-80314-072-8
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

March 2022 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Murder at Primrose Cottage: A Flora Steele Mystery, Book 3
Author(s): Merryn Allingham
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2022 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Murder at Primrose Cottage: A Flora Steele Mystery, Book 3
Author(s): Merryn Allingham
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2022 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Murder at Primrose Cottage: An utterly addictive English cozy mystery (A Flora Steele Mystery Book 3)
Author(s): Merryn Allingham
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU