Taking advantage of recent tourist interest, the residents of Prior’s Ford plan a summer festival. But someone is determined to sabotage the event, and it takes all the villagers’ detective skills to stop the vandals. Meanwhile, at Tarbethill Farm things are going from bad to worse. In dire financial straits, Victor, the eldest son, is tempted by a developer’s offer. But if his father finds out it promises to tear the family apart. At the big house, Lewis remains absolutely besotted by his baby daughter, while his family still secretly wonder if she really is his. And as Molly starts to take advantage of Lewis’s good nature, can Ginny bear to keep silent about her feelings for him?
Listeners may be reminded of M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series, and narrator Lesley Mackie adds to that feeling with her charming, exuberant presentation ... Listeners will feel part of a place that's idyllic but also realistic in today's sometimes troubled world. AudioFile - click here to read the full review