Friday, April 20, 2018

Death at Thorburn Hall by Julianna Deering (Review)

  • Series: A Drew Farthering Mystery
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Bethany House Publishers (November 7, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764218298
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764218293

The Fartherings' Scottish Holiday Takes a Dark Turn

Drew Farthering arrives in idyllic Scotland for the 1935 British Open at Muirfield hoping for a relaxing holiday, but he soon finds a mystery on his hands. Lord Rainsby, his host at Thorburn Hall, fears his business partner may be embezzling and asks Drew to quietly investigate. Before Drew can uncover anything, Rainsby is killed in a suspicious riding accident.

Thorburn Hall is filled with guests, and as Drew continues to dig, he realizes that each might have had a motive to put Rainsby out of the way. Together with Madeline and Nick, he must sort through shady business dealings, international intrigue, and family tensions to find a killer who always seems to be one step ahead.

My Review:

This was a good Christian British cozy mystery set in Scotland. It is book six in the Drew Farthering Mystery series. The main characters are Drew and his wife Madeline along with their friends Nick and Carrie. It can be read alone but I enjoyed the whole series. This mystery starts with Lord Rainsby asking Drew to investigate his business partner for embezzling. Then, Lord Rainsby dies in a suspicious riding accident. Drew, Madeline, Nick, and Carrie have their hands full investigating all the leads. The book was interesting and I did not guess the who done it before the end. There was also development in the relationship between Nick and Carrie. Recommended to fans of Christian British cozy mysteries. 

JULIANNA DEERING (also writing as DeAnna Julie Dodson) has always been an avid reader and a lover of storytelling, whether on the page, the screen or the stage. This, along with her keen interest in history and her Christian faith, shows in her tales of love, forgiveness, and triumph over adversity.

Review copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review. 

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