A curious novel set in FRANCE
Death at the Three Sisters
As they head towards retirement, Suzanne, Hazel and Tessa Walsh are locked in bitter
disagreement about the future of the lakeside beauty spa they jointly own. Should they keep
The Three Sisters going as their parents wished, or should they sell to a neighbouring
hotelier who seems determined to acquire the failing business, even at a preposterously high
When their employee, Sophie Hayes, is found drowned close to the spa one cold January
morning it rapidly becomes clear that it’s no accident: Sophie has been murdered. But who
could possibly want to kill her — or was she mistaken for someone else? As DCI Jude
Satterthwaite seeks the answers he and his team dig ever deeper into the complicated and
embittered relationships between the sisters and their neighbours.
As the investigation proceeds Jude becomes convinced that Sophie’s murder may only be
the beginning and it’s not long before a shocking and tragic turn of events proves him correct
and he and his team find themselves in a race to prevent a further, final tragedy overtaking
the Three Sisters. Can he uncover what deadly secrets the sisters are prepared to die — or
kill — for, or will he be too late?
A traditional detective story set in Cumbria’s Lake District.
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