Released on 24 April 2014.

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The Murders of Mrs Austin and Mrs Beale

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Which is the odd one out:

An ex-call girl wife of a wealthy crook, who has kept one step ahead of the law, a struggling artist married to Stansfield's prospective Conservative party candidate, or the telephone line which links them?

Answer: the telephone line. It isn't dead.

A double murder investigation brings Chief Inspector Lloyd and the newly promoted Inspector Judy Hill together again as colleagues. But the case is a severe test of both Judy's professionalism and Lloyd's ego, and soon threatens their more private relationship . . .

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Satisfying, tightly knit whodunit with exophthalmic final twist.
A cleverly twisting plot with a startling surprise ending
The Times
Jill McGown is a crisp writer and a spellbinding storyteller
Financial Times