The Widows Club Author:Dorothy Cannell Stylish, amusing and deliciously wicked, here is a superb murder mystery, the long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed The Thin woman, Dorthy Cannell's charming and elegant debut novel. — Meet Ellie Haskell, nee Simons, heiress, newlywed, murderess... Only days before her life had promised nothing but endless bliss. Now, on the eve of the funeral of ... more »her first victim, Ellie is about make the acquaintance of two of the most cunning - and unlikely - private eyes ever to grace the pages of a mystery.
Misses Hyacinth and Primrose Tramwell of Flowers Detection agency have been called in by a major insurance company to investigate the shocking deplorably high incidence of sudden death among the married men of Chitterton Fells,. It doesn't take them long to learn that the husbands were unfaithful... and the deaths no accident.
The only way they can find out who's responsible is to join The Widows Club themselves. Brimming with wonderful twists of plot and delightfully dotty characters, The Widows Club is a frothy, funny and ingenious treat - a mystery, a fairy tale and a love story. This is a novel whose women you will never forget - and whose men you may never get to meet...« less