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The Mystery of Yew Tree House is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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The Mystery of Yew Tree House by Lesley Thomson

Genre: Crime / Detective Fiction

Tour Dates: 11th April 2024

Publication Date: 11th April 2024

Publisher: Head of Zeus – Aries Fiction

Standalone Ninth Book in the The Detective's Daughter series

Estimated Page Count: 320

Formats available: Epub and UK paperbacks

Types of post available: Promo posts (preferred) or reviews

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1940. At Yew Tree House, recently widowed Adelaide Stride is raising her two daughters alone – but it’s not just the threat of German invasion that keeps her up at night. She is surrounded by enemies posing as allies and, while war rages, she grows sure that something terrible is about to happen.


2023. Soon after Stella Darnell begins her holiday at Yew Tree House, a skeleton is found in a pillbox at

the bottom of the garden. The bullet hole in the skull tells her that the person was murdered.

This triggers the unravelling of a mystery eighty years in the making. Stella will learn that Adelaide was right to worry – the fighting might have been happening abroad, but the true enemy was always much closer to home...

A unique take on the traditional murder mystery from critically acclaimed author, Lesley Thomson, for fans of Elly Griffiths, Val McDermid and Mari Hannah.

About Lesley Thomson 

Lesley Thomson grew up in west London. Her first novel, A Kind of Vanishing, won the People's Book Prize in 2010. Her second novel, The Detective's Daughter, was a #1 bestseller and the resulting series has sold over 800,000 copies. Lesley divides her time between Sussex and Gloucestershire. She lives with her partner and her dog.

​Follow Lesley Thomson 

Twitter: @LesleyjmThomson

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Instagram: lesleythomson

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