The Hunt for Sonya Dufrette by R. T. Raichev

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At a house party on the day of the royal wedding in 1981, a little girl named Sonya Dufrette wanders off and is never seen again. Twenty years on, divorcee and librarian Antonia Darcy sets out to solve the mystery.


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About R. T. Raichev

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\R.T. Raichev is a researcher and writer who grew up in Bulgaria and wrote a university dissertation on English crime fiction. He is the author of five novels in the Antonia Darcy series and has lived in London since 1989.
 
Published June 1, 2009 by Soho Constable. 236 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Others at Twiston that July included Sonya’s father Lawrence, a rising political star with a volatile nature, a Greek nanny whose name Antonia can’t quite remember, and Lady Mortlock, the imperious mistress of Twiston.

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This auspicious first in a new mystery series from Raichev, a Bulgarian long resident in London, introduces a sympathetic sleuth, Antonia Darcy, an assistant librarian at London's Military and Naval Club, a divorced grandmother and aspiring writer.

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Everything that ought to be in a cosy mystery is present - a grand house, a peculiar group of characters, an inexplicable crime, a nice sleuth/writer and her boyfriend as protagonists, a carefully constructed puzzle plot, and an actual answer at the end - it ought to have been just right for my t...

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