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The brand new instalment in the best-selling Exham-on-Sea series.

An unsolved murder echoes down the corridors of Cleeve Abbey for years. 

The Exham-on-Sea’s History Society's annual summer picnic comes to an abrupt end when human bones are discovered in Washford River, beside historic Cleeve Abbey. 

Thrilled to find evidence of a possible centuries-old murder mystery, the members of the society organise a ghost-hunting night in the ruins of Cleeve Abbey, despite amateur sleuth Libby Forest's reservations. Libby is a woman of many talents, a baker, chocolatier, even a reluctant sleuth, but she's no fan of the supernatural, and her doubts are justified when a friend is attacked under cover of darkness at the ghost-hunt. Distressed and angry, Libby sets out with her new husband, Max, and their two dogs, Bear and Shipley, to uncover the connection between the murder of a 16th-century monk and a present-day attack in picturesque Somerset. With friends and neighbours as suspects, Libby and Max close in on the culprit only to find that others are still in danger. There's no time to lose as the sins of the past threaten lives in the community.

Murder at the Abbey is the eighth in a series of Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries from the small English seaside town full of quirky characters, sea air and gossip.

If you love Agatha Christie-style mysteries, cosy crime, clever dogs and cake, then you'll love these intriguing whodunnits.

©2021 Frances Evesham (P)2021 Boldwood Books

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very enjoyable easy listening book

Very enjoyable cozy mystery. Great characters and story. Good narration. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys murder mystery.

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The book and narration are equally bad, the story is cliche with a lack of depth that was painful to listen to. It is like a dreadful episode of The Archers.

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i love Libby and her world, so easy to listen too and try to guess the baddie. the social story flows and you can become a part of the family. Looking forward to the next

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Fantastic!

I love the Exham-on-Sea series. This is another cosy mystery to loose myself in whilst doing mundane tasks. I loved it.

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surprise who done it

good story. I was tricked to the end. surprise ,surprise , surprise. read it yo find out for yourself