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The Holly House Mystery

(Inspector Chance Mystery #1.5)

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December 1931. Inspector Chance investigates a country house mystery in a snow-bound Sussex village.

Family and guests are gathered for Christmas at Holly House. A body is discovered near the ruins in the grounds. And only one set of footprints in the snow…

Can Inspector Chance solve the murder before Scotland Yard is called in?

The Holly House Mystery is a 34000 word novel
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Kindle Edition, 103 pages
Published December 21st 2016 by Gaslight Crime
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What a delightful read this was, albeit with the poignancy always present in a murder mystery.

A young housemaid has been found murdered and police and villagers are snowed in as the investigation takes place. Nearly everyone is hiding some kind of mystery or secret. The characters are very well drawn: those that appear to be set up as stereotypes at the start, such as the "gold-digging actress", turn out to have far more depth and pathos.

I honestly didn't guess the murderer until the end, even t
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John Bainbridge has written three thrillers. The Shadow Of William Quest and Deadly Quest, set in the Victorian underworld of the 1850s and Balmoral Kill, a Golden Age style spy thriller set in 1930s London and Scotland.

Also published two Inspector Abbs mysteries set in the 1870s, A Seaside Mourning, a novella A Christmas Malice, and The Seafront Corpse, a detective novel set on the south coast o
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