Scottish Barrister Rex Graves and his fiancée Helen have traveled to Aston-on-Trent in Derbyshire, England to attend the wedding ceremony of one of Helen’s former students. The dreary gray skies and bickering families underscore Rex’s private reservations about the unlikely couple’s long-term prospects. But when people connected to the ill-fated wedding start falling faster than the gloomy May rain, Rex must determine who among the sniping wedding guests is the killer in this traditional locked-room mystery. Murder of the Bride is book 5 in the Rex Graves Mystery series.
Praise: “A winner . . . A must for cozy fans.”—BOOKLIST, starred review
“A welcome diversion from today’s style of writing . . . The writing is crisp and the story fast-paced.”—BELLAONLINE
“Skillfully choreographed.”—WASHINGTON POST
“Contemporary in setting but classic in style and voice, it’ll have you guessing to the very end. Four stars.”—RT BOOK REVIEWS
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