Lord William James Delmar was looking around his vast estate for a famous horse racing trophy when murder came knocking on the door. Or did it?
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Canadians Monica Goodwood and Erin O’Malley are on an antique buying trip to Torquay in the English Riviera, a region with a well known past in pirates and smuggling. They find the lifeless body of the Lord in the kitchen of his house, are then prime suspects in his death and need to use every ounce of their sleuthing savvy to clear their names.
The girls see suspicious liaisons at Greenway, former home of famous author Agatha Christie, they witness alarming threats at the polo fields, and experience the darker side of an aristocrat with a penchant for trouble. They also find themselves caught up in the hunt for a long lost Epsom Derby racing trophy with historical importance of majestic proportions. They encounter suspects born with silver spoons in their mouths, and quirky villagers who believe that silence is golden.
Will the girls be able to clear their names, find the real killer, and track down the famous trophy or will they find themselves guests of her Majesty the Queen in a British jail?
This suspenseful and humorous cozy mystery with international flair and flavor is book 3 in the Coppin’s Lock Mysteries featuring the lithe and lovely Monica and her best friend and food fanatic Erin.