- Expected 5 Aug 2021
A crime writer's family witnesses a real-life murder - the neighbourhood just got dangerous...
Perfect for fans of KNIVES OUT
'There was never anyone else like Craig Rice' NEW YORK TIMES
Growing up with a crime writer for a mother leaves the Carstairs family with a talent for detection. So when they witnesses a neighbourhood murder, they launch their own investigation. And why not? They know everything about baffling mysteries from reading their mother's books, the publicity could do wonders for her sales, and then she and a handsome detective could fall in love. It's too perfect for words.
Marion's too busy wrapping up the loose ends of her latest book for the inconvenience of a real crime. But what's surfacing in the shadows of the house next door is not quite as predictable as fiction: accusations of racketeering, kidnapping and blackmail - and much more...