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One bright spring morning in London, Diana Cowper – the wealthy mother of a famous actor - enters a funeral parlor. Hawthorne is brusque, temperamental and annoying but even so his latest case with its many twists and turns proves irresistible. She planned her own funeral. The writer and the detective form an unusual partnership.
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When editor susan ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. An homage to queens of classic british crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan’s traditional formula has proved hugely successful.
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