In the Crypt with a Candlestick
In the Crypt with a Candlestick
ISBN
978-0349422466
Released
February 20, 2020
Publisher
Piatkus
  • Signed by the Author
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
Category: Crime
AVAILABLE FROM
27 February 2020
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About

Sir Ecgbert Tode of Tode Hall has survived to a grand old age - much to the despair of his younger wife, Emma. But at ninety-three years old he has, at last, shuffled off the mortal coil.


Emma, Lady Tode, thoroughly fed up with being a dutiful Lady of the Manor, wants to leave the country to spend her remaining years in Capri. Unfortunately her three tiresome children are either unwilling or unable (too mad, too lefty or too happy in Australia) to take on management of their large and important home, so the mantle passes to a distant relative and his glamorous wife.


Not long after the new owners take over, Lady Tode is found dead in the mausoleum. Accident? Or is there more going on behind the scenes of Tode Hall than an outsider would ever guess....?


In the traditions of two great but very different British writers, Agatha Christie and P.G. Wodehouse, Waugh's hilarious and entirely original twist on the country house murder mystery comes complete with stiff upper lips, even stiffer drinks, and any stiffs that might embarrass the family getting smartly brushed under the carpet...


Praise for Daisy Waugh


'Unputdownable' DAILY MAIL


'Dazzlingly evoked' SUNDAY TIMES


'A lubricious new novel . . . period charm and sexual intrigue' TATLER


'Gripping . . . powerful, evocative' THE LADY

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