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28 April 2016

March Releases Clash Results!

The Votes have come in, and we've tallied them all up!
Such a wonderful list this month, but we can have only one victor! And that winner is...

by Julianna Deering

Congratulations, Julianna!!
And a big thank you to all our clashing titles this month!

About the book:

A Regency-Era Costume Party Should Have Been an Amusing Diversion, But it Seems Wherever Drew Farthering Goes, Mystery--and Murder--Are on the Guest List

Drew and Madeline Farthering arrive at a Regency-era house party at Winteroak House, excited to be reunited with old friends, including Drew's former Oxford classmate Talbot Cummins. Tal is there with his fiancée, Alice Henley, and though many present seem worried about the couple, nobody is prepared when Alice dies from an apparent overdose. Tal refuses to believe she'd taken the drugs intentionally, and a dark question arises of whether the death is an accident or murder.

The police have their own information though, and Drew is shocked when they arrest someone he's trusted and admired since his childhood--someone who's been smuggling drugs into the country for years. Stunned by what has happened, Tal begs Drew to get to the bottom of everything, but Drew has never felt more unsettled. Questioning his own ability to see people as they really are, Drew doesn't know whom to trust, and he's not ready for the secrets he's about to uncover--or the danger he'll bring down on everyone he holds dear.

"Drew is drawn into a sticky web of lies, secrets, and intrigue that hit close to home. Fans of the series and Agatha Christie will want this one." --Library Journal

"Christie fans now have Julianna Deering to add to their must-read list. Deering keeps readers on their toes guessing who-done-it in this well-plotted mystery."--RT Book Reviews

What voters had to say:

  • Love the murder mystery genre just discovered Drew Farthering and co. I feel I have found a new group of friends to solve murder with. Thank you
  • I have read all of the Drew mysteries by Julianne Deering and have enjoyed them very much. I just feel sorry for anyone that hangs around this guy. Everywhere he goes there is murder. Even friends and family. Well written, looking forward to Murder on the Moor.
  • Julianna Deering, I anxiously await Drew & Madeline's next adventure. Congratulations on making the Clash of the Titles! Jeri from Jeris Real Reviews
  • Julianna Deering I just love Drew. I have all of his books and am anxiously awaiting the next one!

About the Author

JULIANNA DEERING has always been an avid reader and a lover of storytelling, whether on the page, the screen or the stage. This, along with her keen interest in history and her Christian faith, shows in her tales of love, forgiveness and triumph over adversity. A fifth-generation Texan, she makes her home north of Dallas with three spoiled cats and, when not writing, spends her free time quilting, cross stitching and watching NHL hockey. Her series of Drew Farthering mysteries set in 1930s England debuted with Rules of Murder (Bethany House, 2013) followed by Death by the Book and Murder at the Mikado (Bethany House, 2014). She is represented by Wendy Lawton of the Books & Such Literary Agency (www.booksandsuch.biz).
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Item Reviewed: March Releases Clash Results! Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Michelle Massaro