Bribery. Corruption. Murder.
Who said local politics were boring?
Suspicious deaths on the Skipton city council don't sound as though they should have anything at all to do with the Toot Hansell Women's Institute, and DI Adams would rather like to keep it that way. But when the councillor for Toot Hansell becomes the latest victim, Alice Martin, chair of the W.I. and RAF Wing Commander (ret.), steps straight in to take his place.
Before DI Adams can so much as say lemon drizzle cake the ladies of the Women's Institute are lurking around farmyards in the company of dragons, farmers are vanishing, the invisible dog's developed a caffeine dependence, she's being plagued by nosy journalists, and Alice is already in as deep as she can get.
In deep, and facing a killer that seems to know far too much about her.
Enough, perhaps, to turn the tables ...
Murder, mayhem, and old secrets come to light in the Yorkshire Dales - with dragons, of course.
Game of Scones is Book 4 in the Beaufort Scales cozy mystery series - perfect for anyone who likes their murder off-page and their investigators British, fuelled by tea and cake, and potentially a little scaly ...
Note: This cozy mystery contains:
no graphic violenceno sexno strong language; however it does contain some blasphemous languagecopious quantities of cake and tea. You may need supplies.