Where Roses Fade Paperback
Part of the The Lydmouth Crime Series series
When Mattie Harris's body is found drowned in the river, everyone in Lydmouth knows something is wrong. Mattie wasn't a swimmer - it can't have been a simple accident. She was drunk on the last night of her life - could she have fallen in? Or was she pushed? Mattie was a waitress, of no importance at all, so when Lydmouth's most prominent citizens become very anxious to establish that her death was accidental, Jill Francis's suspicions become roused. In the meantime she is becoming ever closer to Inspector Richard Thornhill, and discovering that the living have as many secrets as the dead...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 15/03/2001
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780340696002
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Review by bhowell
You can always count on Andrew Taylor for a good read and this book is no exception. When a local waitress is found dead in the river, Ludmouth detective Richard Thornhill and journalist Jill Francis investigate. Why are the towns leading citizens so anxious to conclude the death was accidental? An exciting read.