The Cherry Blossom Corpse Author:Robert Barnatd Participants in the World Association of Romamtic Novelists have gathered at a little guesthouse outside Bergen, Norway. Among the guests is Amanda Fairchild, who dresses in billowing pink dresses and considers herself second only to Barbara Cartland. And then's there American Lorelei Zuckerman, vast and malevolent, who's as well-known as Amand... more »a in America. Amanda expects to be conference queen. but is less than thrilled to encounter a rival.
Fortunately Perry Trethowan of Scotland Yard is there to give support to his sister Christobel and her fledgling authorship.
Perry senses some strangely hostile undercurrents, but he is still surprised when one of the novelists is murdered.« less