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The Assassins' Village

(The second book in the Diana Rivers mystery series)
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Bound and gagged, the shocked and terrified victim recognises his assailant. Days later, another body is discovered. How many assassins stalk the village? In a picturesque Cypriot village an expatriate theatrical group gather to discuss their next play; but when the curtain rises it'll be murder. A blackmailer stalks the cast - a group riven with jealousies, rivalry, sexual tension and illicit affairs. Unbeknownst to each other they all attempt to find solutions to their problems. Some believe it lies in murder. Can they find the blackmailer? And can they find that all important 'little black book' - the chronicle of their misdeeds. When a body is discovered, Diana, author and amateur actor, turns detective to draw up a suspects list. After the police get involved one of the suspects is found hanged - another murder or the suicide of a guilty person? A visit to a villager's home uncovers an ancient assassin's killing device. Could this be the murder weapon? Is it possible that an assassin lives at the heart of this formerly peaceful and idyllic village? Love, hate, murder and high drama all feature in this classic historical detective story. With a long list of suspects, some dramatic twists and the odd red herring, the reader is left guessing until the final curtain.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 2015 : USA Paperback

Title: The Assassins' Village (The Diana Rivers Mysteries) (Volume 1)
Author(s): Faith Mortimer
ISBN: 1-5033-4874-1 / 978-1-5033-4874-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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June 2011 : UK Paperback

Title: The Assassins' Village
Author(s): Faith Mortimer
ISBN: 0-9569318-0-4 / 978-0-9569318-0-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Topsails Charter
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Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Assassins' Village: A Mystery & Suspense Thriller in the Diana Rivers Series (The Diana Rivers Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Faith Mortimer
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