Murder at the Brightwell: A Mystery
Amory Ames is a wealthy young woman who regrets her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo. Looking for a change, she accepts a request for help from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, not knowing that she’ll soon become embroiled in a murder investigation that will test not only... show more
Amory Ames is a wealthy young woman who regrets her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo. Looking for a change, she accepts a request for help from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, not knowing that she’ll soon become embroiled in a murder investigation that will test not only her friendship with Gil, but will upset the status quo with her husband.Amory a
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Amory Ames Mystery (#1)
Murder at the Brightwell is the first book in the Amory Ames series and I really enjoyed this novel. I enjoyed it so much that I would have started the second book right away if I would have access to it. Admittedly the actual mystery was the weakest part of the story. It was written well enough b...
This is an interesting story featuring a lost love, a marriage in trouble and dead bodies.Has some moments that didn't really work, I didn't really see relationship strengths or weaknesses and couldn't see why various people loved or didn't love each other, I did like the mystery, it falls into cosy...
The reason I bought this was because of the cover. :) Is it not gorgeous? It caught my eye immediately and since the blurb sounded rather interesting, I had to have it. It's touted as a Christie-esque mystery and I guess it's so, because it concerns a group of people brought together in a con...
It's going to be hard to say anything about this one without making it sound like I'm damning it with faint praise. The cover quote says it's "An elegant Christie-esque romp". Putting aside that I'd hardly call most of Christie's work a "romp", there is a similarity in tone, and certainly setting....
Set at a luxury resort by the sea in 1930’s Britain, Murder at Brightwell has all the ingredients of a perfect diversion--well burnished prose, a captivating plot, witty dialog, elegant fashions, charming cads, upper class shenanigans, love gone wrong, secrets galore, an appealing main character, an...
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