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Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

Curiosity always kills the cat.

Investigating the murder of a rather unpleasant spinster in peaceful Kent, Inspector Thanet is perplexed. But it seems that everyone has underestimated this most unlikely corpse. She was a keeper of secrets: a surprising amount of her own and a quite astonishing amount of everyone else’s.

As Thanet digs deeper, all sorts of things emerge from the shadows: an alcoholic pianist, a wardrobe of disguises, forbidden love affairs – there is a lot more to this tranquil town than meets the eye. And just as Thanet convinces himself he’s found the answer, he stumbles upon the true explanation; something more bizarre and tragic than he could ever have contemplated . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 7th February 2013

Price: £2.99

ISBN-13: 9781405525992

Reviews

Deft double-plotting
Washington Post
Thrillers that are both well written and crisply plotted do not come along every day, so a Dorothy Simpson novel is a welcome and engrossing treat
The Lady
Masterly . . . holds the reader's interest not merely on every page but with pretty nearly every word
Eastern Daily Press
All the traditional home comforts of English village murder, with a final twist
Observer
A Triumph
Literary Review
Dorothy Simpson is a contemporary Agatha Christie, renowned for weaving murder mysteries round credible characters in very English settings
Annabel
Simpson can disinter the past with the best of them, and her portrait of a small community is matchless
The Times