Death on the Scotland Express (A Cressida Fawcett Mystery Book 4)

A completely unputdownable and totally addictive cozy 1920s crime mystery

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Pub Date 27 Nov 2023 | Archive Date 04 Dec 2023

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Someone on board has a deadly destination in mind… can Cressida stop them before it’s too late?

After an eventful trip to the Scottish Highlands, Cressida Fawcett is looking forward to being back among her society friends in London. Enjoying an ice-cold martini in the lounge car of the express train, loyal pug Ruby on her lap, she’s ready to blow off some steam!

But Cressida’s hopes for a relaxing journey are dashed when a gunshot resounds through the carriages. Industrial tycoon Lewis Warriner has been shot dead in his cabin. And as this train has been racing through the countryside, the culprit must be among Cressy’s fellow passengers…

Teaming up with Detective Andrews of Scotland Yard, also on his way back to London, they work their way through the suspects. Did Warriner’s mistress, a famous dancer, see his death as her ticket on to the silver screen? Or was it the mysterious man who can’t take his eyes off Lewis’s close companion?

When the murder weapon is found in the compartment Mr Warriner’s wife occupies alone, she becomes the chief suspect. Until there’s another gunshot. When Cressida finds out that Andrews is hit, panic sets in, but she must try to stay calm.

But with her friend and co-investigator out of action, can Cressida get the journey, and the investigation, back on track? And will she catch the murderer before they reach their final destination?

Fans of Agatha Christie, T.E. Kinsey and Lee Strauss will absolutely love this addictive Golden Age cosy mystery.

Someone on board has a deadly destination in mind… can Cressida stop them before it’s too late?

After an eventful trip to the Scottish Highlands, Cressida Fawcett is looking forward to being back...


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Advance Praise

What readers are saying about Fliss Chester:

‘I absolutely loved it… Clever, funny, charming.’ T.E. Kinsey, best-selling mystery writer of the Lady Hardcastle series

‘What a fabulously intriguing read. I was totally captivated from the very beginning… I was holding my breath… I can't praise this book enough.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Absolutely gripping and utterly charming… Packed with wit, glamour and intrigue. The perfect whodunnit.’ Strange and Random Happenstance, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

‘I loved this! Found myself going to bed earlier and earlier so I could devour another few pages.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Absolutely amazing… I devoured this book, it kept my attention from the first page to the last… I was so engrossed in this story, I couldn’t wait to find out if I was right about who did it… then wham the ending totally blindsides you. Wow, I absolutely did not see that coming… fantastic.’ Page Turners, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I devoured it in one sitting… Absolutely fantastic… Will keep you turning the pages and guessing right up until the end!!’ Bookworm86

‘What a rip-roaring adventure!… A classic whodunnit… kept me hooked from start to finish.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

‘So much fun. Think Wooster and Jeeves meets Downton Abbey doing a mystery. I was laughing out loud… Twists, turns and red herrings keep you guessing to the end. Just super.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

‘Very Agatha Christie-esque… The twists and turns just kept on coming… I simply couldn’t avoid being tripped up by the red herrings…I was always on the edge of my seat… Wonderful.’ @Fiction_Books,⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

‘Loved loved loved… Can't wait to read more of Cressy… Fantastic… Couldn't put it down… It was gripping… I wanted to know who dun it!!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

‘Exceptional… Nail-biting… A terrific crime caper… A wonderful new amateur sleuth who is bound to become a huge favourite.’ Bookish Jottings,⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

What readers are saying about Fliss Chester:

‘I absolutely loved it… Clever, funny, charming.’ T.E. Kinsey, best-selling mystery writer of the Lady Hardcastle series

‘What a fabulously intriguing...


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