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Moonflower Murders

(2020)
(The second book in the Magpie Murders series)
A novel by

 
 
Featuring his famous literary detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide bestseller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly complex literary thriller with echoes of Agatha Christie from New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.

Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is living the good life. She is running a small hotel on a Greek island with her long-term boyfriend Andreas. It should be everything she's always wanted. But is it? She's exhausted with the responsibilities of making everything work on an island where nothing ever does, and truth be told she's beginning to miss London.

And then the Trehearnes come to stay. The strange and mysterious story they tell, about an unfortunate murder that took place on the same day and in the same hotel in which their daughter was married—a picturesque inn on the Suffolk coast named Farlingaye Hall—fascinates Susan and piques her editor’s instincts. 

One of her former writers, the late Alan Conway, author of the fictional Magpie Murders, knew the murder victim—an advertising executive named Frank Parris—and once visited Farlingaye Hall. Conway based the third book in his detective series, Atticus Pund Takes the Cake, on that very crime. 

The Trehearne’s, daughter, Cecily, read Conway’s mystery and believed the book proves that the man convicted of Parris’s murder—a Romanian immigrant who was the hotel’s handyman—is innocent. When the Trehearnes reveal that Cecily is now missing, Susan knows that she must return to England and find out what really happened.

Brilliantly clever, relentlessly suspenseful, full of twists that will keep readers guessing with each revelation and clue, Moonflower Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction from one of its greatest masterminds, Anthony Horowitz.  

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"There is no mystery writer whose puzzles make me think, 'Ooh, I can't wait!' more than Anthony Horowitz. He is a master of the cunning plot device, and brings zest and originality to the traditional murder mystery novel." - Sophie Hannah

"Absolutely loved it. So clever, just masterful stuff." - Richard Osman


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November 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 0-06-295545-4 / 978-0-06-295545-6 (USA edition)
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November 2020 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
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August 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: by the global bestselling author of Magpie Murders
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 1-5291-2434-4 / 978-1-5291-2434-7 (UK edition)
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November 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 0-06-295546-2 / 978-0-06-295546-3 (USA edition)
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November 2021 : Canada Paperback

Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 1-4434-5993-3 / 978-1-4434-5993-8 (Canada edition)
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April 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: by the global bestselling author of Magpie Murders
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 1-78746-419-9 / 978-1-78746-419-3 (UK edition)
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April 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: by the global bestselling author of Magpie Murders
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 1-78746-420-2 / 978-1-78746-420-9 (UK edition)
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November 2020 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Moonflower Murders
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ISBN: 1-4434-5991-7 / 978-1-4434-5991-4 (Canada edition)
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November 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 0-06-302973-1 / 978-0-06-302973-6 (USA edition)
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August 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Moonflower Murders: by the global bestselling author of Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland series)
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 1-5291-2435-2 / 978-1-5291-2435-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Audio Editions

November 2021 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Moonflower Murders Low Price
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 0-06-313985-5 / 978-0-06-313985-5 (USA edition)
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November 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Moonflower Murders CD: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 0-06-303230-9 / 978-0-06-303230-9 (USA edition)
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November 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
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November 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
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September 2020 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Moonflower Murders: by the global bestselling author of Magpie Murders
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
ISBN: 1-78614-458-1 / 978-1-78614-458-4 (UK edition)
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August 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Moonflower Murders: Magpie Murders, Book 2
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
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Title: Moonflower Murders: Magpie Murders, Book 2
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November 2020 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel
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Title: Moonflower Murders: A Novel (Magpie Murders Book 2)
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August 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Moonflower Murders: by the global bestselling author of Magpie Murders
Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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