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The Pied Piper of Death

(The eighth book in the Lyon and Bea Wentworth Mystery series)
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Charming husband-and-wife sleuthing team Lyon and Bea Wentworth visit the estate of a power-mad manufacturer in this classic manor-house mystery.

Children's book author and occasional sleuth Lyon Wentworth arrives at the Piper estate prepared to come face to face with death. The leading manufacturer of landmines, the Piper Corporation is no stranger to casualties, but the estate is being besieged by protestors and the pressure is getting to them. Head of the family Peyton Piper has always exerted firm control over his kin, but as he prepares for a Senate bid, he's pulling the leash even tighter. Family historian Markham Swan fears one of the Pipers' lives is in danger - but Markham himself will catch the first two bullets.

The slugs that kill him are tiny little things, antique bullets that date back to the Civil War. Lyon will deploy every ounce of his considerable charm in trying to unravel the mystery, but that may not be enough. When the Piper family turns on itself, the results will be explosive.

Written in the style of a classic English murder mystery, The Pied Piper of Death will charm fans of Agatha Christie and Dorothy B. Sayers. Staged with Richard Forrest's trademark wit, it's an undeniable classic.

The Pied Piper of Death is the 8th book in the Lyon and Bea Wentworth Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.

Genre: Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

October 1997 : USA Hardback

Title: The Pied Piper of Death: A Lyon and Bea Wentworth Mystery
Author(s): Richard Forrest
ISBN: 0-312-15292-2 / 978-0-312-15292-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Kindle Editions

November 2016 : UK Kindle edition

Title: The Pied Piper of Death
Author(s): Richard Forrest
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August 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Pied Piper of Death (The Lyon and Bea Wentworth Mysteries)
Author(s): Richard Forrest
Publisher: Road
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