A classic mystery starring the glamorous Mitford sisters and inspired real events, The Mitford Vanishing is the perfect story for fans of Agatha Christie.
1937. War with Germany is dawning, and a civil war already raging in Spain. Split across political lines, the six Mitford sisters are more divided than ever. Meanwhile their former maid Louisa Cannon is now a private detective, working with her policeman husband Guy Sullivan.
Louisa and Guy are surprised when a call comes in from novelist Nancy Mitford requesting that they look into the disappearance of her Communist sister Jessica in Spain. But one case leads to another as they are also asked to investigate the mysterious vanishing of a soldier.
As the two cases come together, Louisa and Guy discover that every marriage has its secrets – but some are more deadly than others. Suddenly home feels a long way away . . .
PRAISE FOR THE MITFORD MURDERS SERIES
‘A glittering, entertaining, perfectly formed whodunnit’
‘A lively, well-written, entertaining whodunit’ The Times
‘Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling etc. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable’