Death Plays a Part

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What to expect

‘An incredibly tightly written closed door mystery.’
Rachel’s Random Reads (Top 500 Amazon Reviewer)

‘Is yet another fantastic tale.’
Karen Quick

With high tide comes murder…

When her beloved London theatre closes for renovations, costume maker Guinevere is excited to start a job at Cornisea castle, a centuries-old keep on a small tidal island off the coast of Cornwall. Imagine a whole summer full of stories of hidden treasures, fab food and long walks with her perky dachshund Dolly.

But when a reenactment of a medieval trial in the castle dungeons ends in real-life murder, and accusations threaten the castle’s future, Guinevere and Dolly dig deep into the island community’s best-kept secrets to unmask the killer and save their Cornish summer.

The first book in the Cornish Castle Mystery series!

Praise for Vivian Conroy

‘The first in a new series and it’s off with a bang!’
Rosemary Smith

‘Highly recommended.’
Well Read Pirate Queen

Plot tightly woven, unique setting’
Avonna Loves Genres

Critics Review

  • Readers love Vivian Conroy’s Mysteries!

    ‘ A good old-fashioned whodunit’

    ‘Vivian most definitely did not disappoint’

    ‘Engaging, well written, and entertaining’

    ‘Fantastic stories’

    ‘If you like a really good mystery on a par with Christie then this is for you’

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