A Grave in the Cotswolds

A Grave in the Cotswolds

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Undertaker Drew Slocombe is not having a good day. His business is failing, the car needs an MOT and he's driving 120 miles to the Cotswolds to carry out the late Greta Simmonds' final wishes. Unfortunately, when he gets there, a string of bureaucratic mistakes means that he's now the chief suspect of a murder inquiry. He's beginning to wish he had never heard of Greta Simmonds.
Thea Osborne, currently house-sitting at Greta Simmonds' house while it is between ownership, befriends Drew and together they work to clear his name. It slowly dawns on them that in a village simmering with secrets, a means and a motive could be laid at anybody's door...
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, c2010
ISBN: 9780749009168
Branch Call Number: TOPE
Characteristics: 413 p. : map ; 18 cm


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Dec 22, 2014

Enjoyed the book. Did not mind that the undertaker is the main character instead of Thea.

Apr 08, 2012

Although i quite enjoyed this book,I was slightly put off by the fact that Thea osborne was not the main character and that it was narrated by Drew Slocombe who just met Thea by chance.
I think it was a mistake to deviate from the tried and true formula

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