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Murder at the Mill

(The first book in the Iris Grey series)
A novel by

'A great sweeping adventure' MC Beaton, author of the bestselling Agatha Raisin series

Iris Grey arrives at Mill Cottage in a picture-perfect Hampshire village, looking to escape from her crumbling marriage. She is drawn to the neighbouring Wetherby family, and is commissioned to paint a portrait of Dominic Wetherby, a celebrated crime writer. At the Wetherby's family party, the wine is in full flow - but so too are tensions and rivalries among the guests. The next day, the youngest member of the Wetherby family, Lorcan, finds a body in the water. A tragic accident? Or a deadly crime?

Iris enters a world of village gossip, romantic intrigue, buried secrets and murder.

Readers love MURDER AT THE MILL:

All the ingredients are there, snow, strange characters, body - a great read'

perfectly cosy little whodunnit. It was perfect for bedtime and kept me turning pages.'

is a cosy book to curl up with on a rainy Sunday afternoon - as I did today, I really enjoyed and recommend.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Praise for this book

"Murder at the Mill by M. B. Shaw is a great sweeping adventure. Ideal for holiday reading." - M C Beaton

"Be sure to start reading M.B. Shaw’s evocatively written mystery early in the day, or else you’ll be up late into the night?it’s that unputdownable." - Ellen Crosby

"A snowy Christmas in a country village, intriguing characters and a twisty-turny plot...I loved this book and couldn't put it down. Fabulous!" - Jill Mansell

"A festering box of secrets, providing a Christmas cocktail of family lies and deliciously conceived murder." - Mandy Morton

"M.B. Shaw has penned a wonderfully layered mystery with a multifaceted amateur sleuth, artist Iris Grey. Ms. Shaw’s English village setting made me feel like I was right there, and kept me reading until late into the night. I can’t wait to see where Iris Grey’s next artistic commission takes us." - Paige Shelton

"A nice little slice of festive who dunnit - just right for cosy winter afternoons." - Katherine Woodfine

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