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A Witness to Murder

(2020)
(The third book in the Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery series)
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A medieval house, a dead body and some rather suspicious chocolate fudge? Call for Lady Swift!

Autumn, 1920. Lady Eleanor Swift, accidental amateur detective and retired explorer, is determined to take a break from investigating murders. So when a local politician dies suddenly at an elegant dinner party at Farrington Manor, she tries her hardest not to listen to the raft of rumours around the village that he might have been poisoned by the fudge. It’s the anniversary of the disappearance of her beloved parents and she’s promised herself not to get mixed up with any more mysteries. She isn’t sure they’d have approved.

But when she arrives home to discover that Mrs Pitkin, the kindly cook from Farrington Manor, has been dismissed without wage or reference because the police consider her a suspect, Eleanor knows she needs to act. If there was a murder, then she needs to track down the culprit and clear Mrs Pitkin’s name.

Accompanied by her faithful partner in crime, Gladstone the bulldog, who has the best nose for sniffing out bones in the country, Eleanor sets out to find the killer. And when another body turns up and she finds poisoned fudge in the victim’s house, Eleanor knows she’s on the right track. But can she sort the truth from the lies before she becomes a witness to another murder – this time rather closer to home?

An utterly charming cozy mystery! Warm and witty, fans of Agatha Christie, TE Kinsey and LB Hathaway will be totally hooked.

Readers absolutely love A Witness to Murder!


I was hooked from beginning till end. Ellie is a powerful and lovely character, the book is so well written and delight to read. Great series!’ Goodreads Reviewer

A sparkling heroine and perfect partner-in-crime Every bit as compelling a couple as Bertie Wooster and Jeeves and the series is both entertaining and eminently readable… The perfect light reading for a summer day. An added bonus is the delightful dog Gladstone who is indolent, gluttonous and totally adorable.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘An excellent read. Highly recommended Gripping. It holds you until the book is finished, from cover to cover.’ NetGalley Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Fun, easy read… This is an easy series to get lost in. Long may it continue.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘I’ve so enjoyed getting to know Lady Eleanor!… A great addition to the series!’ Goodreads Reviewer

A fantastic read… I can’t wait for our next visit to see what adventures Lady Swift and Clifford get into.’ NetGalley Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I absolutely love Verity A great read and one I highly recommend. I can’t wait for the next book.’ Jen’s Reading Corner

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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