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Death on the Downs a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett

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Published by Berkley Prime Crime in New York .
Written in English


  • Retired women,
  • Women detectives,
  • Carole Seddon (Fictitious character),
  • Alternative medicine specialists,
  • Female friendship,
  • Jude (Fictitious character : Brett),
  • Fiction

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About the Edition

Hiding from the rain in an old barn, Carole Seddon stumbles on a skeleton thought to be that of a missing girl named Tamsin Lutteridge. Carole soon finds that Tasmin is alive and hiding with a charasmatic New Age healer, leaving an even stranger puzzle for Carole to solve.

Edition Notes

StatementSimon Brett
LC ClassificationsPR6052.R4296 D44 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24768288M
ISBN 100425179532
ISBN 109780425179536
LC Control Number00054374

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Death on the Downs book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. While out exploring the South Downs of a wealthy town, Carole d /5. 'Death at Epsom Downs' is a yawn of a read, it is the sort of book that sends you to sleep and if not it encourages you to stop reading, put the book down and don't pick it up again. The storyline is convoluted, the subsidiary characters are colourless and, perhaps only to be expected by the title, the racing element is /5. I bought Death on the Downs because I had heard a reading of the first Fethering Mystery on the BBC and I enjoyed it. So I thought I'd give the second one a try. What I realise now is that either Simon Brett wrote the second book in an extreme hurry or the BBC did a wonderful job editing the first book.   Death on the Downs - Death on the Downs audiobook, by Simon Brett It wasn’t the rain that upset Carole Seddon during her walk on the West Sussex Downs, nor was it the dilapidated barn in which she sought shelter. What upset her was the human skeleton she discovered there, neatly packed into two blue fertilizer bags. Thus begins the mystery for strait-laced Carole 3/5.

  He was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours for services to Literature and also was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In he won the CWA’s prestigious Diamond Dagger for an outstanding body of work. The Death on the Downs is the second book in the series. 4/4(7). Watership Down is a survival and adventure novel by English author Richard Adams, published by Rex Collings Ltd of London in Set in southern England, around Hampshire, the story features a small group of gh they live in their natural wild environment, with burrows, they are anthropomorphised, possessing their own culture, language, proverbs, poetry, and : Richard Adams.   In Death on The Downs, the two characters begin to develop other facets. But if you haven't read the first book, you'll miss the relevance of much of that character development. Carole Seddon once again stumbles on evidence of foul play when she uncovers a human skeleton while seeking shelter from the rain in an old barn/5(5). Weldisham, a rural village recently tarted up by London nabobs longing for a place to weekend in the country with all the mod cons, is in for a bit of a shock when Carole Seddon, from the neighboring village of Fethering, takes a walk on the Downs, seeks shelter in a derelict barn during a storm, and discovers two bags full of cleanly picked bones.

  Buy a cheap copy of Death at Epsom Downs (Victorian book by Robin Paige. Lord Charles Sheridan has launched an investigation into a jockey's recent (and mysterious) death-while his wife, Kate, puzzles over the long-ago theft of an Free shipping over $/5(5).   Book Tour and Giveaway: Yet Today by Anthony Capla Book Review: The New Husband by D.J. Palmer; Book Tour and Giveaway - Odd Voices: An Anthology Book Blitz and Giveaway: Edge of Darkness (Arrow's Book Blitz and Giveaway: Death's Widow by Lori Ais Book Blitz and Giveaway: Capturing the Bride (The Author: All The Ups And Downs.   Death At Epsom Downs is as much a social commentary of a time in which the excesses of the aristocracy was slowly ending (but still prevailing) in England as it is a mystery. The cleverly arranged mystery absorbs the audience, but takes a back seat to the human drama at the tail end of the nineteenth century.4/4(15). Death on the Downs: a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Retired women, Women detectives, Detective and mystery stories, Healers, Alternative medicine, New Age movement, Fiction, Carole Seddon (Fictitious character), Alternative medicine specialists, Female friendship, Jude (Fictitious character: Brett); Places: England.