Murder at the Inn

Katie Gayle

Julia Bird loves the village pub quiz, but it seems one of her team won’t make it to the next round alive…

On the first Tuesday of each month, Julia Bird and her Agatha Quizteam teammates take part in Berrywick’s village pub quiz. They take it seriously – what’s the point of playing, after all, if you aren’t in it to win it? But it seems someone connected with the quiz night has taken the competition to a whole new level when Lilian, the local police constable and all-round general knowledge expert, is found fatally stabbed after the evening’s final round.

With local DI Hayley Gibson stuck home with a broken leg and an incompetent Superintendent brought in from the nearby town, it’s up to Julia to make sure the investigation stays focussed – whether they like it or not! While the police are convinced that the murderer is linked to Lilian’s professional life, Julia turns her amateur sleuthing eye to suspects much closer to home. Perhaps Lilian’s personal life could have something to do with the dreadful crime?

When another quiz team member is attacked, Julia is finally put on the right track. But what could possibly be important – or dangerous – enough for two attendees of the pub quiz night to meet such foul ends over? Could the culprit really be among them on that busy Tuesday night? As Julia’s race to identify the killer ramps up to desperate heights, she wonders, where will the murderous spree end?

Perfect for fans of M.C. Beaton, Faith Martin and Betty Rowlands, Murder at the Inn is a brilliantly compelling English cosy mystery.

Read what everyone is saying about Murder at the Inn:

I was hooked on the mystery immediately… If you haven’t read this series you are missing out! Pure entertainment… a fabulous read and I can’t wait for the next one.’ @onceuponatimebookreviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Kept me engrossed and I completed the book within a day… I would highly recommend this cosy crime page-turner as the perfect indulgent summer evening escape.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Oh, I do love these stories, settle down with a cuppa and cosy up with Julia Bird, her loveable dog and her chickens and lose yourself in the English countryside and murder, excellent!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Who doesn’t love a pub quiz?… Book four in this brilliant cosy series is all I wanted and more.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Julia is such a great protagonist and I love her family and friends… it makes each entry feel like a visit with friends. LOVE this series!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Kept me reading long after I should have gone to bedwonderful.’ Carla Loves To Read, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A page turner… I cannot wait for the next one.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

High on my sleep deprivation and fun scalekept me reading till late in the night.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Delightfulhilarious… really made me smile.’ Robin Loves Reading, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Such a treat… another tension-filled, exciting and unpredictable cozy mystery readers will inhale in one sitting. A struggle to put down and a joy from start to finish.’ Bookish Jottings

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