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Murder Fortissimo
by Nicola Slade | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wingeponine38wing of Winchester, Massachusetts USA on 2/24/2015
Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by wingeponine38wing from Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

9 out of 10

Received from PaperBackSwap to read in advance of the Oxford Convention.

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When a terrible, awful woman dies by suspicious means, is there any reason not to let sleeping killers lie? Christiane Marchant met her bloody end when a large, heavy euphonium plunged off a balcony and onto her head. Everyone at the Firstone Grange residential home agreed it was a terrible accident. But nobody was going to miss the hateful Mrs. Marchant. Not her beleaguered daughter, not the exasperated staff, nor fellow guests at the home - and especially not those she was blackmailing.

But retired headmistress Harriet Quigley, a new resident at the luxury lodgings, believes in getting to the truth, no matter how terrible. As she begins to ask questions, her sympathetic nature elicits more than a few confessions from the others - all involving shameful secrets and long-buried dark deeds that Christiane had threatened to expose. But who among them was forced to resort to murder?
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Excellent read! Despite the hundreds of murder mysteries I've read, I can count on the fingers of one hand the victims as odious as Christiane Marchant. She really evoked strong emotions in me, so I wasn't sorry to see her go. I enjoyed the unusual murder weapon as well. Very imaginative!

I look forward to meeting the author at the Oxford convention! 


Journal Entry 2 by wingeponine38wing at Bookcrossing Convention 2015 in Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, April 07, 2015

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