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Written in Blood By Caroline Graham

Written in Blood by Caroline Graham

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Summary

Dark secrets from the past lead to violence in the engrossing fourth mystery in the Inspector Barnaby series

Written in Blood Summary

Written in Blood: A Midsomer Murders Mystery 4 by Caroline Graham

It's clear to most members of Midsomer Worthy's Writers' Circle that asking bestselling author Max Jennings to talk to them is a little ambitious. Less clear are the reasons for secretary Gerald Hadleigh's fierce objections to seeing the man - a face from his past - again. Astonishingly, Jennings accepts the invitation but, before the night is out, Gerald is dead.

Summoned to investigate, Chief Inspector Barnaby finds that Gerald's life is as much of a mystery to his neighbours as his violent death. The key is surely their illustrious guest speaker - but where is he now?

Written in Blood Reviews

A mystery of which Agatha Christie would have been proud. . . A beautifully written crime novel * The Times *
Tension builds, bitchery flares, resentment seethes . . . lots of atmosphere, colourful characters and fair clues * Mail on Sunday *
Everyone gets what they deserve in this high-class mystery * Sunday Telegraph *
A witty, well-plotted, absolute joy of a book * Yorkshire Post *
A treat . . . haunting stuff * Woman's Realm *
Wickedly acid, yet sympathetic * Publishers Weekly *
Swift, tense and highly alarming * TLS *
Lots of excellent character sketches . . . and the dialogue is lively and convincing * Independent *
One to savour -- Val McDermid
Hard to praise highly enough * The Sunday Times *
Her books are not just great whodunits but great novels in their own right -- Julie Burchill
Enlivened by a very sardonic wit and turn of phrase, the narrative drive never falters * Birmingham Post *
Read her and you'll be astonished . . . very sexy, very hip and very funny * Scotsman *
The mystery is intriguing, the wit shafts through like sunlight . . . do not miss this book * Family Circle *

About Caroline Graham

Caroline Graham, the creator of Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby, was born in Warwickshire and educated at Nuneaton High School for Girls, and later the Open University. She was awarded an MA in Theatre Studies at Birmingham University, and has written several plays for both radio and theatre. She has been dubbed by The Sunday Times as, 'Simply the best detective writer since Agatha Christie'.

Additional information

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Written in Blood: A Midsomer Murders Mystery 4 by Caroline Graham
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Headline Publishing Group
2007-10-04
464
0755342186
9780755342181
N/A
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