Saddled with Death

      Irene Sauman
Saddled with Death

Family are more deadly than strangers.In this novella series prequel, Emma is staying with her neighbours, the Macdonalds, when a visiting relative is murdered. George Macdonald is the prime suspect, and his terminally ill wife asks Emma to find out who among the visitors and family members is the killer. Little does she know it will lead to a sharp-edged confrontation.Family are more deadly than strangers.In this novella series prequel, Emma Haythorne (unmarried, but soon to meet Sam Berry) is staying at neighbouring Nettifield pastoral station, on the Murray, to help her friend Bea Macdonald look after the household comprising her three brothers, father George and terminally ill mother, Martha. Family visitors arrive by paddle steamer, on their way home from a trip to England. Shortly into their visit, George Macdonald’s half-brother, Vernon Appleton, is found dead in the stable. Emma is charged by the dying woman with finding out who killed him, but who, apart from her husband, had a motive? An Emma Berry Murray River Australia cozy mystery. Includes a sample of Book 1, A Gem of a Problem.

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