Murder in the Manger
A gripping festive cozy murder mystery for 2023
"A cracking example of cozy crime!" Bestselling author Katie Fforde.
It’s a time for goodwill to all men…
But when Sophie Sayers’ plans for a cozy English country Christmas are interrupted by the arrival of her ex-boyfriend, her troubles are only just beginning. Before long, the whole village stands accused of murder!
Damian says he’s come to direct the village Nativity play, but Sophie thinks he’s up to no good. What are those noises coming from his van? Who is the stranger lurking in the shadows? And whose baby, abandoned in the manger, disappears in plain sight?
Enjoy the fun of a traditional Cotswold festive season, as Sophie seeks a happy ending for her latest village mystery.
Perfect for fans of M C Beaton's Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series.
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"I have just finished Best Murder in Show, and I just could not put it down. A totally enthralling read from cover to cover. Very well written.” – Bryan Stace, South Africa.
“Sophie Sayers is the perfect antidote to these difficult times. A Cotswold version of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.” – Sue Myers
“What a great series of books, funny, interesting characters and good stories. Perfect for a winter’s evening, curled up by the fire.” Mrs Glenda T Barnett via Amazon.
“I just read your Sophie Sayers novels. I loved them. The characters were very likeable and I enjoyed getting to know them. I can’t wait for the next installment.” – Caroline Burston via Facebook
“Thank you for the gift that is Sophie Sayers. These books have been my lifeline to home over the last year especially.” – Laura Bonnici, expat living in Malta
It all flowed together so beautifully.
Yet another great book in this series. Sophie didn’t annoy me as much this time around. However I was glad to see a change in Damiens character. Plus carol’s Christmas miracle was a nice touch.