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A Remittance Man

(The third book in the Snowdrop Mystery series)
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Maggie Eliot is getting married. Even though the tall, post-menopausal American academic has serious qualms. They're not about Thomas, the man she is marrying. She admits she is completely besotted. They're just about the getting married bit. However, Thomas' attitude is, "Let's get married. Then we'll sort out whatever still needs sorting."

Of course, Thomas has had practice. He is a widower and also the 28th Baron Raynham, who lives at Beaumatin, his estate in the Cotswolds. Maggie will live there too, at least when she's not fulfilling the responsibilities of her position at Oxford.

The wedding occurs, but then, just a few weeks later, things begin to go terribly wrong. Thomas becomes attracted to a young magazine writer who bears a striking resemblance to his first wife. And the editor of the book Maggie has produced during a sabbatical year decides to sensationalise the work and use her married name to generate publicity and spur sales.

Then a body is found buried in Beaumatin's famous gardens. When a second body is discovered, the police decide that Maggie had motive, means and opportunity for both murders and focus their investigation on her.

Maggie knows she didn't kill anyone, even though she may have had to shoot a few people in the past. She suspects she is the victim of some elaborate plot. But what is its purpose? And who is behind it?

The Remittance Man is the third book in the series of The Snowdrop Mysteries.


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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback

Title: A Remittance Man (A Snowdrop Mystery) (Volume 3)
Author(s): Susan Alexander
ISBN: 1-4952-3681-1 / 978-1-4952-3681-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kindle Editions

August 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A Remittance Man (The Snowdrop Mysteries Book 3)
Author(s): Susan Alexander
Publisher: Minerva
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