The Women of the WISE Enquiries Agency are back.
When the village's prodigal son, Huw Hughes, returns and sets his cap at Annie Parker, village publican Tudor begs Annie's colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency to unearth the truth behind Huw having been widowed three times.
With Christine enjoying a break at her family's Irish estate - where she and the brooding Alexander face a surprisingly dangerous case of theft — Mavis and Carol have to work with dowager duchess Althea Twyst to ensure their unsuspecting friend Annie's safety, and possibly the lives of more villagers.
"Ace spiffs up the standard village cozy with a set of sleuths worth a second look"
"Cozy fans will find plenty to like"
"Good fun, with memorable characters, an imaginative plot, and a satisfying ending"