False Alarm by Veronica Heley
(Abbot Agency Mysteries)

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Bea finds herself obligated to help a businessman whose life is in danger . . . and is sucked into a community packed with scandal, intrigue and corruption|Bea Abbot is asked to find the man or woman who laid a booby trap for Sir Lucas Ossett, the powerful head of an international company, in his own block of flats. She finds Sir Lucas’s wife in a state of fear, while gossiping elderly ladies cast doubt on the probity of their eclectic neighbours. Soon it’s clear that Sir Lucas’s influence reaches out to touch and perhaps corrupt even those nearest to Bea, while trivial incidents escalate into violence – and death.

About Veronica Heley

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Veronica Heley (www.veronicaheley.com) has published more than fifty books, including crime fiction, historical, and children's titles. She is currently involved in the Ellie Quicke series of crime stories and a variety of other projects. A full-time writer, she has been married to a London probation officer since 1964, and has one musician daughter.
Published March 1, 2013 by Severn House Digital. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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In Heley’s solid seventh Abbott Agency mystery (after 2011’s False Report), Bea Abbott sets out to determine who set a trap for business magnate Sir Lucas Ossett that resulted in his falling down the

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Domestic matters both personal and professional loom large for the owner of the Abbot Agency (False Report, 2012, etc.).

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