A Cotswold Ordeal (Thea Osborne #2)
This series is set in the Cotswolds and involves a professional house-sitter named Thea who has the bad luck to stumble upon a dead body at every house she turns up at. (Hey, it could happen--look at the mayhem tha...more
Hepzibah the cocker spaniel is accompanying Thea Osborne on her second housesitting assignment in the beautiful area of the Cotswolds in England. Although the dog isn't enthused with the geese that quickly come to threaten them in the yard, Thea is looking forward to staying at Juniper Court.
The Phillips family seems very laid back and casual, and if Mrs. Phillips seems a bit rushed, mos...more
The fact that a murder occurs on the property that the sleuth is house-sitting for and then saddled with the Sister adds more drama.
The book also informs and describes the famous canal system that goes throughout the U.K. It definitely adds to the mystery in many ways.
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Whenever I tell Amazon I like Rebecca Tope's books it proceeds to recommend me a load of hideously cosy sounding mysteries. This series revolves around a housesitter in the Cotswolds but I wouldn't class them as outright "cozies". Very enjoyable, well written and pretty well plotted.