A Fatal Winter by G.M. Malliet
A Max Tudor Novel

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"There are certain things you want in a village mystery: a pretty setting, a tasteful murder, an appealing sleuth . . . Malliet delivers all that." —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Last year, Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet charmed mystery lovers, cozy fans, and Agatha Christie devotees with Wicked Autumn, the first mystery featuring her captivating protagonist, Max Tudor, and the small English village of Nether Monkslip.  In A Fatal Winter, Max—Anglican priest, former MI5 agent, and village heartthrob—investigates two deaths at Chedrow Castle. But his growing attraction to Awena Owen complicates his case, as does the recent arrival at Chedrow Castle of a raucous group of long-lost, greedy relatives, any one of whom has a motive for murder. With a cozy setting, intricate puzzles, and a handsome (non-celibate) priest doing the sleuthing, the books in this series are destined to become instant classics in the mystery world.
 

About G.M. Malliet

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G.M MALLIET is the winner of the Agatha Award for Death of a Cozy Writer. She attended Oxford University, holds a graduate degree from the University of Cambridge, and lives in the Washington DC area. Pagan Spring is the third book in her Max Tudor series, which also includes Wicked Autumn and A Fatal Winter.
 
Published October 16, 2012 by Minotaur Books. 383 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Priestly duties fall by the wayside when Max Tudor must investigate what appears to be a murder in an upper-crust family living in a local castle.

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Agatha Christie fans will relish Malliet’s delicious second Max Tudor novel (after 2011’s Wicked Autumn), which, in classic golden age fashion, includes a closed-circle of suspects and a dramatic final reveal to a captive audience.

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Max Tudor, an MI5 agent-turned-Anglican priest, is again involved in solving a murder in this sequel to Wicked Autumn. Here, 75-year-old Lord Footrustle, in an unusual move, has invited his extended family for Christmas at Chedrow castle. Very soon after their arrival, the host and his twin siste...

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Max Tudor—Anglican priest, former MI5 agent, and village heartthrob—is investigating two deaths at Chedrow Castle.

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