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A Fatal Secret

(2019)
(The fourth book in the Ryder & Loveday Mystery series)
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'Great characters, great plot and a totally dazzling finish... Wonderful.' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

Oxford, 1961

A family day out at Briar's Hall ends in tragedy when a young boy goes missing - and his body is found at the bottom of a disused well in the orchard.

It looks like a simple case of an eleven-year-old exploring where he shouldn't: a tragic accident. But Coroner Clement Ryder and Probationary WPC Trudy Loveday aren't convinced. If Eddie had been climbing and fallen, why were there no cuts or dirt on his hands? Why would a boy terrified of heights be around a well at all?

Clement and Trudy are determined to get to the truth, but the more they dig into Briar's Hall and the mysterious de Lacey family who live there, the murkier things become.

Could it be that poor Eddie's death was murder? There are rumours of blackmail in the village, and Clement and Trudy have a horrible feeling that Eddie stumbled on a secret that someone was willing to kill for...

Fans of Betty Rowlands, Agatha Christie and Faith Martin's DI Hillary Greene series will not want to miss this!

Readers LOVE A Fatal Secret!

'A brilliant book! This is Faith Martin at her scintillating best!... A cracking good read... Highly recommend this book and I give it a delighted 5 stars!' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

'Gripping suspense that will have you on the edge of your seat. I was hooked from page one.' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

'Great plot, excellent main characters and I read it in one sitting! I would highly recommend this book.' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

'Gripping... Crime-busting nostalgia at its very best.' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

The Ryder and Loveday Series
Book 1: A FATAL OBSESSION
Book 2: A FATAL MISTAKE
Book 3: A FATAL FLAW
Book 4: A FATAL SECRET

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

November 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fatal Secret: An absolutely gripping cozy mystery novel (Ryder and Loveday, Book 4)
Author(s): Faith Martin
ISBN: 0-00-834867-7 / 978-0-00-834867-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Fatal Secret (Ryder and Loveday)
Author(s): Faith Martin
ISBN: 0-00-839098-3 / 978-0-00-839098-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


November 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Fatal Secret
Author(s): Faith Martin
Publisher: HQ Digital
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November 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Fatal Secret
Author(s): Faith Martin
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Fatal Secret
Author(s): Faith Martin
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Fatal Secret
Author(s): Faith Martin
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Fatal Secret (Ryder and Loveday, Book 4)
Author(s): Faith Martin
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU