Busman's Honeymoon

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Society's eligible women are in mourning. Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last, having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely mystery novelist Harriet Vane. The two depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse but find, instead of a well-prepared love nest, the place left in a shambles by the previous owner. His sudden appearance, dead from a broken skull in the cellar, only prompts more questions. Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr Noakes? What dark secrets had he to hide? The ...

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dogfancyblue

Apr 2, 2009

Busman's Honeymoon was a delightful story. I enjoy Lord Peter Winsey and now he is married. But what a time to solve a mystery--with a bride waiting to celebrate. Peter is able to do his job and convince his bride that his life is just that, solving murders. There are some humourous spots, love and drama as they discover the dead and work to bring justice to the crime. Bride Harriet is a mystery writer and has her own problems, but does recognize Lord Peter's dedication to solving mystries and the marriage is off to a start.
Thanks to Dorothy L. Sayers, another good read is on my bookshelves, and we are becoming fast friends with each evening that I spend with her books.

I would recommend this and any of her works to anyone who enjoys mystery, and the
British writers like her. Excellent.

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