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Vacationing in Britain, Mercedes Maxwell discovers a corpse in an old castle. When her traveling companion is murdered soon afterward, Mercedes is shocked but also distressed, since the police seem to suspect her.
The discovery of an old book connects the two crimes, and Mercedes soon spins into a world of terror. A killer chases her across the countryside, leaving corpses
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ebook, 216 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by MysterEbook
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pdarnold
Dec 26, 2011 pdarnold rated it really liked it
I won this via a drawing on thefrugalereader.com from the author Peg Herring. I enjoyed the tale quite a bit. I like following the story within the story. In one portion you're following the distant tale of John via the Vicar's musings of the narrative and the other your in the present with Mercedes hazardous venture. There were a few occasions (in the present time) the tale seemed to skip ahead leaving me to wonder if I missed a page somehow. I was paging back to check. Somewhat reminding me of ...more
Stephanie Gillett
Apr 19, 2016 Stephanie Gillett rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book and, as a fan of Shakespeare, I found the author knowledgeable and clever in her use of Macbeth and other works in this book. This was a very plot driven book, not a ton of character development but it was a good story, so I didn't miss it.

The one thing that DROVE ME NUTS was the lack of good Kindle formatting. Paragraphs were indented five spaces in, ten spaces in, double spaced before and after, and sometimes not. At one point single lines of dialogue were centered on the p
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Apr 07, 2012 Debbie rated it liked it
A bit slow to start but ended well. Interesting ideas on Shakespeare and his writings. Not the best book ever, but an interesting read nonetheless.
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Peg is author of the award-winning DEAD DETECTIVE AGENCY (EPIC's Best Mystery of 2012) and the rest of the Dead Detective Mysteries. If you like a fanciful look at what the Afterlife might be like for a tough P.I., you'll enjoy meeting Seamus.

She also writes the Loser Mysteries, starting with KILLING SILENCE, published by LL-Publications. What would it be like to live on the streets? What might dr
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