“Sheer leisure… Bennett infuses wit and an arch sensibility into her prose… This isn’t mere froth, it’s pure confection.” – New York Occasions Ebook Evaluation
“[A] pitch-perfect homicide thriller… If The Crown had been crossed with Miss Marple…, the consequence would most likely be one thing like this charming whodunnit.” – Ruth Ware, creator of One by One
The bestselling first e-book in a extremely unique and delightfully intelligent crime collection wherein Queen Elizabeth II secretly solves crimes whereas finishing up her royal duties.
It’s the early spring of 2016 and Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Fort upfront of her ninetieth birthday celebrations. However the preparations are interrupted by the stunning and premature demise of a visitor in one of many Fort bedrooms. The scene leads some to suppose the younger Russian pianist strangled himself, but a badly tied knot leads MI5 to suspect foul play. Once they start to query the Family’s most loyal servants, Her Majesty is aware of they’re trying within the mistaken place.
For the Queen has been dwelling a rare double life ever since her teenage years as “Lilibet.” Away from the general public eye and unbeknownst to her closest pals and advisers, she has essentially the most sensible talent for fixing crimes. With assist from her Assistant Personal Secretary, Rozie Oshodi, a British Nigerian officer not too long ago appointed to the Royal Horse Artillery, the Queen discreetly begins making inquiries. As she carries out her royal duties along with her regular aplomb, nobody within the Royal Family, the federal government, or the general public is aware of that the resolute Elizabeth gained’t hesitate to make use of her eager eye, fast thoughts, and regular nerve to convey a assassin to justice.
SJ Bennett captures Queen Elizabeth’s voice with talent, nuance, wit, and real attraction on this imaginative and interesting thriller that portrays Her Majesty as she’s not often seen: type but worldly, decisive, shrewd, and, most necessary, an excellent decide of character.