It’s a dark and stormy night for a ghost walk.
During the ghost walk on which Bath hotelier Honey Driver accompanies her hotel guest Mary Jane, they meet an American calling herself Lady Templeton-Jones who’s found strangled shortly after handing her pocketbook over to Honey and requesting a room in her hotel. As the hotel association’s liaison with the police, Honey (A Taste to Die For, 2008, etc.) enjoys a more than professional relationship with sexy cop Steve Doherty. Not surprisingly, she quickly gets involved in the murder. The suspects are legion. There’s the tour member involved in an Internet scheme to sell British titles, whose wife’s sudden death makes it clear that he’s been romancing the tour guide. There’s the wealthy Bath resident who owns both the shop where the body was found and also a company that’s privy to sensitive information from documents it’s supposed to be shredding. Then there’s Lady Templeton-Jones’s smarmy cousin. It’s up to Honey and Steve to weed out the nonstarters and nail the killer before the body count rises out of control.
Honey’s third is just the thing for cozy-loving Anglophiles.