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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Carola Dunn Narrator: Lucy Rayner Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries Release Date: February 27, 2018 ISBN: 9781538486061
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The Daisy Dalrymple series continues in Heirs of the Body―when one of four potential claimants to the title of Lord Dalrymple dies a sudden, nasty death, the question on everyone’s mind is, “was it murder?”

In the late 1920s in England, the Honorable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is recruited to help her cousin Edgar―i.e. the Lord Dalrymple. About to turn fifty, Lord Dalrymple decides it is time to find out who would be the heir to the viscountcy. With the help of the family lawyer, who advertises Empire-wide, they have come up with four potential claimants. For his fiftieth birthday, Edgar invites those would-be heirs―along with Daisy and the rest of the family―to Fairacres, the family estate.

In the meantime, Daisy is asked to be the family’s representative at the lawyer’s interviews with the claimants. Those four are a hotelier from Scarborough, a diamond merchant from South Africa, a young mixed-raced boy from Trinidad, and a sailor from Jamaica. However, according to his very pregnant wife, the sailor has gone missing.

Daisy and Alec must uncover a conspiracy if they are going to stop the killing in the latest from the accomplished master of the genre, Carola Dunn.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Dunn’s forebears are writers such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. They set the standard for classic cozy puzzles, and Heirs of the Bodys unfussy prose and straightforward plot lend themselves well to this venerable tradition.”

    Seattle Times

  • “Dunn offers a strong sense of place, tight and suspenseful plotting, and well-defined motives, [which] serve to enrich the entertaining puzzle at the heart of the story.”

    Shelf Awareness

  • “There’s nothing cozy about this latest entry in the Daisy Dalrymple series. Instead it’s a delightful thrill ride of family greed, embroidered with Gatsby-esque details of wealth and the gentry. It’s a charming, wickedly smart read.”

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About the Author
Author Carola Dunn

Carola Dunn is the author of several series of novels, including Regency romances, the Daisy Dalrymple mysteries, and the Cornish mysteries, as well as more than two dozen stand-alone novels. She was born and raised in England and graduated from Manchester University.

About the Narrator

Lucy Rayner has starred in numerous short and feature-length films, including English20 and Total Retribution. For her performance in Bolero, she was named Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 Madrid International Film Festival. A native of South Wales, she currently lives in Los Angeles.