The Haunted Season: A Max Tudor Mystery (Paperback)

A Max Tudor Mystery

By G. M. Malliet

Minotaur Books, 9781250079305, 304pp.

Publication Date: September 20, 2016

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Description

Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet has charmed mystery lovers and Agatha Christie devotees everywhere with Wicked Autumn, A Fatal Winter, and Pagan Spring, and A Demon Summer, the critically acclaimed mysteries featuring handsome former-spy-turned-cleric Father Max Tudor. "A Demon Summer makes the case that Malliet may be the best mystery author writing in English at the moment (along with Tana French). She's certainly the most entertaining," raved the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Now, in The Haunted Season, something sinister is stirring at Totleigh Hall, the showcase of the English village of Nether Monkslip. Usually, the Lord and Lady of the manor are absent--high tax rates, it is murmured with more than a trace of envy, force them to live on the continent for most of the year. But Lord and Lady Baaden-Boomethistle have been in residence for some weeks now, and the villagers are hoping for a return to the good old days, when the lord of the manor sprinkled benefits across the village like fairy dust. Max Tudor also looks forward to getting better acquainted with the famous family that once held sway in the area. But a sudden, macabre death intervenes, and the handsome vicar's talent for sorting through clues to a murder is once again called into play in this charming and clever novel.



About the Author

G. M. MALLIET won the Agatha Award for best first novel for Death of a Cozy Writer, which initially won the Malice Domestic Grant, was nominated for both a Macavity and an Anthony Award, and was chosen as one of the Best Books of 2008 by Kirkus Reviews. All of the books in the Max Tudor series-Wicked Autumn, Fatal Winter, Pagan Spring, and A Demon Summer-have been nominated for the Agatha Award as well. She and her husband live in the mid-Atlantic U.S. and travel frequently to the U.K, the setting for her novels.
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