Murder at Melstock by Merryn Allingham

Christmas in the Somerset village of Melstock is a quiet affair – at least it always has been.

But this Christmas Eve, heiress Harriet Findlay is determined to marry against her family’s wishes. Then her sweetheart, Joshua Honeywell, disappears, seemingly into thin air, and Harriet is left distraught.

Yet worse is to come. At her father’s funeral, she makes a dreadful discovery – and it won’t be the last. Suddenly, at every turn, Harriet is faced with danger.

Doubting everything and everyone around her, can she uncover the evil lurking beneath Melstock’s placid surface? And how shocking will the truth turn out to be?

Murder at Melstock is available here.