A Bicycle Built for MurderUnknown - 2001
Meet Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton. She's the house-rich, money-poor keeper of the Manor-and keeper of the peace…In WWII England, the quiet village of Sitting Marsh is faced with food rations and fear for loved ones. But Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton, lady of the Manor House, stubbornly insists that life must go on. Sitting Marsh residents depend on Elizabeth to make sure things go smoothly. Which means everything from sorting out gossip to solving the occasional murder…Sixteen-year-old Beryl Pierce was trouble with a capital 'T.' So when she winds up dead below a cliff, villagers call it an accident waiting to happen. But Elizabeth and the girl's mother think it was murder. Suspects abound-an American soldier, a boyfriend, and a jealous acquaintance. And Elizabeth is glad to help. But when the Manor House is chosen to house American officers, she's up to her ears in murder and military mayhem-a battle that may get the best of her…
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, c2001.
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime ed.
Characteristics: 216 p. ; 18 cm.