'a contemporary-set cosy crime novel that harks back to The Golden Age of detective fiction' Red MagazineIris Grey arrives at Mill Cottage in a picture-perfect Hampshire village, looking to escape from her crumbling marriage. She is drawn to the neighbouring Wetherby family, and is commissioned to paint a portrait of Dominic Wetherby, a celebrated crime writer. At the Wetherby's Christmas Eve party, the mulled wine is in full flow - but so too are tensions and rivalries among the guests. On Christmas Day, the youngest member of the Wetherby family, Lorcan, finds a body in the water. A tragic accident? Or a deadly crime? With the snow falling, Iris enters a world of village gossip, romantic intrigue, buried secrets and murder.*** 'A great sweeping adventure' MC Beaton, author of the bestselling Agatha Raisin series Perfect for fans of MC Beaton, Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie and The Mitford Murders.Readers love MURDER AT THE MILL:'All the ingredients are there, snow, strange characters, body - a great read for Christmas''A perfectly cosy little whodunnit. It was perfect for bedtime and kept me turning pages.' 'This is a cosy book to curl up with on a rainy Sunday afternoon - as I did today, I really enjoyed and recommend.'