Grave expectations

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Claire Hendricks is a hapless 30-something true crime fan working as a freelance medium. When she is invited to an old university friend’s country pile to provide entertainment for a family party, her best friend Sophie tags along. In fact, Sophie rarely leaves Claire’s side, because she’s been haunting her ever since she was murdered at the age of 17. When the pair arrive at The Cloisters it’s clear this family is hiding more than just the good china, as Claire realizes someone has recently met an untimely end at the house. Teaming up with the least unbearable members of the Wellington-Forge family – depressive ex-cop Basher and teenage reactionary Alex – Claire and Sophie determine to figure out not just whodunnit, but who they killed, why and when.

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A BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB PICKA KINDLE TOP 5 BESTSELLER’Fast, funny and furious, this book has bags of humour, bags of heart and a proper murder mystery at its core’ Janice HallettClaire and Sophie aren’t your typical murder investigators . . .When 30-something freelance medium Claire Hendricks is invited to an old university friend’s country pile to provide entertainment for a family party, her best friend Sophie tags along. In fact, Sophie rarely leaves Claire’s side, because she’s been haunting her ever since she was murdered at the age of seventeen.On arrival at The Cloisters it quickly becomes clear that this family is hiding more than just the good china, as Claire learns someone has recently met an untimely end at the house. Teaming up with the least unbearable members of the Wellington-Forge family – depressive ex-cop Basher and teenage radical Alex – Claire and Sophie determine to figure out not just whodunnit, but who they killed, why and when.Together they must race against incompetence to find the murderer – before the murderer finds them… in this funny, modern, media-literate mystery for the My Favourite Murder generation.’Read this fabulous book’ Ben Aaronovitch’A delicious mashup of grisly murder, country house and semi-helpful ghosts’ Stuart MacBride’Fresh, funny and hugely enjoyable’ Catherine Ryan Howard

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Weight 0.274 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.2 cm
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