The Murders at Fleat House: A compelling mystery from the author of the million-copy bestselling The Seven Sisters series
Lucinda Riley's masterful, posthumous crime novel opens with a sudden student death in Fleat House, a small private boarding school in Norfolk. Although the headmaster quickly declares the event a tragic accident, the local police must investigate further.
Detective Inspector Jazmine 'Jazz' Hunter stepped away from the force in London but reluctantly fronts this investigation as a favour to her old boss. Events take a troubling turn in this twisty tale as more pupils go missing and as snow falls and more secrets unveil, Jazz confronts some demons of her own.
A grim discovery at the boarding school makes this the most challenging murder investigation of her career. Fleat House hides secrets darker than Jazz could ever have imagined.
Full of red herrings and shocking plots of revenge, The Murders at Fleat House is an absorbing and suspenseful standalone novel from the beloved author of the bestselling The Seven Sisters series.
About the Author
- Contributor: Lucinda Riley
- Imprint: Macmillan
- ISBN13: 9781529094954
- Number of Pages: 480
- Packaged Dimensions: 164x242x45mm
- Packaged Weight: 706
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Release Date: 2022-05-26
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Lucinda Riley was born in 1965 in Ireland and, after an early career as an actress in film, theatre and television, wrote her first novel aged twenty-four. Her books have been translated into thirty-seven languages and continue to strike an emotional chord with cultures all around the world. The Seven Sisters series specifically has become a global phenomenon, creating its own genre.Her books have been nominated for numerous awards, including the Italian Bancarella Prize, the Lovely Books Award in Germany, and the Romantic Novel of the Year Award. In 2020 she received the Dutch Platinum Award for sales over 300,000 copies for a single novel in one year - a prize last won by J. K. Rowling for Harry Potter.In collaboration with her son Harry Whittaker, she also devised and wrote a series of books for children called The Guardian Angels.Though she brought up her four children mostly in Norfolk in England, in 2015 she fulfilled her dream of buying a remote farmhouse in West Cork, Ireland, which she always felt was her spiritual home, and indeed this was where her last five books were written.Lucinda was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 and died on 11 June 2021, surrounded by her family.