The Herring Seller's Apprentice: A Gripping Tale of Murder, Deceit and Chocolate

The Herring Seller's Apprentice: A Gripping Tale of Murder, Deceit and Chocolate

L. C. Tyler


Ethelred Tressider is a criminal offense author with difficulties. His newest novel goes nowhere, mid-life difficulty is looming and he is careworn via the literary agent he most likely merits: Elsie Thirkettle, a diminutive yet decided person who claims to take pleasure in neither the corporate of writers nor literature of any variety. yet besides the fact that undesirable issues glance they could continually worsen, as Ethelred discovers while his ex-wife, Geraldine, vanishes on the subject of his Sussex domestic. while the disappearance turns into a homicide enquiry, the police fast come to a decision that Geraldine Tressider has been the sufferer of a neighborhood serial killer.Elsie begs to vary, considering the fact that the killer's different sufferers were unhappy Cows, while Geraldine was once a Scheming whinge - one other species completely - and no severe serial killer could homicide one in mistake for the opposite ...Soon the indefatigable Elsie has bullied Ethelred into embarking upon his personal research, yet as their enquiries continue, she starts to suspect that her client's personal alibi isn't really as stable as he claims. "The Herring Seller's Apprentice" is an appallingly humorous homicide secret, filled with dizzying plot twists and peopled through a memorable forged of eccentrics. 'Masterful' - "Financial Times". 'A vintage detective novel' - "Scotsman". 'Unusually comprehensive' - Helen Dunmore.

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