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THE IRISH MANOR HOUSE MURDER
St. Martin's Press, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. All she wants is enough peace and quiet to complete her multi-lingual serie s of children's books. Where better to find it than in an old cottage on th e rural estate of her dear friends, the Ashendens of Ballynagh, Ireland? Bu t as she settles in, translator Torrey Tunet finds trouble in paradise. Fir st she witnesses her best friend Rowena Keegan's murderous attack on her be loved grandfather, Dr. Ashenden. Then Torrey lies to the police to protect Rowena. When Dr. Ashenden is found dead in the forest, Inspector O'Hare has all but convicted Rowena, and indicted Torrey as collaborator. What is Row ena hiding? It's up to Torrey to discover a wellspring of evil in a bucolic Irish village where the reign of terror has only just begun... Author Biography: DICEY DEERE, the author of one previous Torrey Tunet myst ery, The Irish Cottage Murder, lives in an 18th-century Whaler's cottage in Sag Harbor, New York. In May or October, she can usually be found at a bed -and-breakfast in Ireland. Editorial Reviews Kirkus Reviews American language expert Torrey Tunet, back in Ireland for a second visit (The Irish Cottage Murder, 1999), has scarcely unpacked her bags when she sees her neighbor Dr. Gerald Ashenden, just back from the city, run down by a horse under the dubious command of his reckless granddaughter Rowena Keegan. The doctor's wish to keep the incident secret is doomed by two pieces of bad luck: its witnessing by Sgt. Jimmy Brydon, and Ashenden's death soon after in another horsy mish.
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