Welcome to the Cherringham Carnival week, where the excitement is palpable in the air. The regatta, the parade, and the thrilling fireworks have captured the attention of most locals. However, for Jack and Sarah, there's a different kind of spectacle unfolding at the archaeological dig just outside the village - the discovery of a mysterious body.
But hold your horses, it's not your typical Roman soldier that has been uncovered. Instead, a young man, without any identification, lies lifeless before them. The chilling truth unravels as they realize he was the victim of a cold-blooded murder just a few decades ago. This cold case baffles them, but their curiosity is soon reignited when a member from the carnival committee suddenly vanishes into thin air.
Jack and Sarah rally together and embark on an investigation that leads them straight into a fortress of silence. Confronted with this wall of secrecy, they can't help but wonder if the two cases are intertwined. What dark secret from Cherringham's past is being concealed? Time is of the essence as the Carnival reaches its dramatic climax, and our dynamic duo must race against the ticking clock to stop the murderer from striking again.
For those who crave the classic mystery vibes of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple series or the feline-filled adventures of Lilian Jackson Braun's The Cat Who, this gripping tale is right up your alley. Fans of Caroline Graham's Midsomer Murders or the sensational Murder She Wrote TV series, starring the incomparable Angela Lansbury, will also find themselves delightfully hooked.
Co-authors Neil Richards and Matthew Costello, geographically separated but creatively united, have been a prolific writing duo since the mid-90s. Their combined talents have graced the screens and pages of esteemed entities such as the BBC, Disney Channel, Sony, ABC, Eidos, and Nintendo, just to name a few. Venturing into the world of crime fiction, they bring us the captivating Cherringham series, which has gained a worldwide following. Initially released as eBook novellas, this thrilling adventure marks their second plunge into the depths of a full-length novel.
Cherringham's charm transcends borders with its audiobook adaptation, available in both English and German. Narrated by the talented Neil Dudgeon, known for his notable roles in British television shows like 'Midsomer Murders' as 'DCI John Barnaby' and 'The Life of Riley' as 'Jim Riley'. Dudgeon's voice brings these tales to life, captivating listeners and engaging them in the riveting world of Cherringham.
Immerse yourself in the Cherringham Carnival week, where secrets lurk beneath the colorful façade, and the quest for truth propels our relentless investigators forward. Prepare for a suspenseful journey that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last word.