Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Review:- Ann GRANGER – “A Mortal Curiosity”

Year Published: - 2008
Where the book was from:- Pensby Library
ISBN: - 978 0 7553 2048 6
Pages: - 312pp
Genre: - Historical crime
Location:- Hampshire, 1864
How I came across it: - Continuing this author’s works
Rating: - ***** ****
One sentence summary:- The second Lizze Martin /Ben Ross crime story sees Lizzie involvced in more murders as she goes to be a companion in Hampshire.

Describe the plot without giving anything away:-
Lizzie is asked to be a companion to a woman who is recovering from childbirth but whose child has died. The woman will not accept that herchild is dead but there’s no do8bting the corpse in the garden has departed this life.

General comments:- Set in 1864 the background detail is as much fun as the criminal element of Ann Granger’s story

AUTHOR Notes:-
Ann Granger, born 1939, held various jobs in the diplomatic service and now lives near Oxford.

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