A review by emerion
Murder Most Royal by S.J. Bennett

mysterious relaxing medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No


I always include major spoilers (hidden), to help with my memory  issues. Read them at your peril! 

The royal family are at Sandringham for the queen’s winter break, when a
severed hand  
is found washed up in a local beach. The queen recognises it, and despite trying to avoid involvement, she becomes involved again, more directly than in the previous two stories. The owner of the
severed hand
is a member  of a local aristocratic family, well known to the queen, the St Cyrs (pronounced sincere). It turns out that the motive for the murder was
revenge for the rape of the murderer’s fiancée several decades before

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