Meg Langslow and her new friends discover a woman's body while they are playing croquet. When the death is ruled a murder, Meg is on the case.
Rachel discovers she is not who she thinks she is when she clears her recently deceased mother's cottage.
English professor and amateur sleuth Kate Fansler is drawn into a murder investigation following the kidnapping of her own husband.
In this first book in the murder mystery series featuring young Flavia de Luce, a dead bird and a man dying in his cucumber patch thrust Flavia into her crime-solving career.