Say It With Poison by Ann Granger
(Meredith and Markby Mysteries)

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When Meredith Mitchell agreed to stay with her actress cousin Eve in the run-up to Eve's daughter's wedding she anticipated a degree of drama. But she hardly expected it to include murder, blackmail and unrequited love. Or to involve a certain Chief Inspector Markby, a middle-aged divorcee with an emotional history as unfortunate as her own. A material witness to the only case of murder the Cotswold village of Westerfield has ever seen, Meredith also finds herself acting as mother-confessor to the bride-to-be, who is clearly not telling the whole truth about her involvement with the dead man. Steering a path between her duty to the police and loyalty to her cousin's family is not easy; even for someone with Meredith's considerable diplomatic skills. And especially as her personal enquiries into events in Westerfield start to disinter past affections Meredith would far rather leave buried - and to provoke new ones she's not at all sure she can cope with ...

About Ann Granger

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Like her heroine, Ann Granger has worked in British embassies around the world. She met her husband, who was also working for the British Embassy, in Prague, and together they received postings to places as far apart as Munich and Lusaka. They are now permanently based in Bicester, near Oxford. Granger is currently at work on her next Mitchell and Markby novel, featuring Fran Varady, a young private investigator living on her wits in inner-city London.
Published March 1, 1992 by Magna Large Print Books. 355 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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A trimly competent first novel set in Westerfield, a sleepy Oxfordshire village where Foreign Service Consul Meredith Mitchell has come to attend the wedding of her godchild Sara, daughter of her much-married film-star cousin Eve Owens.

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Granger's strong debut features Meredith Mitchell, a British consular officer who encounters murder and a contemplative chief inspector during her Oxfordshire holiday.

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