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Capable of Murder
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An old lady's decaying body is found lying at the bottom of the stairs. The police believe it was simply an accidental fall that killed great-aunt Jane. But was it? When the young Australian Belinda Lawrence inherits her great-aunt's ancient cottage and garden on the outskirts of Bath she is convinced it was murder. Her unexpected legacy comes shrouded in mystery. A secret room. Unknown intruders. A hidden ancient document. And then a second terrible killing. Suddenly Belinda Lawrence is plunged into a terrifying mystery. Half of the village seem Capable of Murder. And if she can’t find out who the killer is, she may be next. ‘Capable of Murder’ is a brilliant re-invention of the classic English village murder mystery. A lively young heroine pits her intellect against a cold-blooded and ruthless killer, both determined to solve the riddle of an ancient garden.
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An old lady's decaying body is found lying at the bottom of the stairs.

The police believe it was simply an accidental fall that killed great-aunt Jane.

But was it?

When the young Australian Belinda Lawrence inherits her great-aunt's ancient cottage and garden on the outskirts of Bath she is convinced it was murder.

Her unexpected legacy comes shrouded in mystery.

A secret room.

Unknown intruders.

A hidden ancient document.

And then a second terrible killing.

Suddenly Belinda Lawrence is plunged into a terrifying mystery.

Half of the village seem Capable of Murder.

And if she can’t find out who the killer is, she may be next.

‘Capable of Murder’ is a brilliant re-invention of the classic English village murder mystery. A lively young heroine pits her intellect against a cold-blooded and ruthless killer, both determined to solve the riddle of an ancient garden.

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About Brian

Filmmaker and author of Belinda Lawrence mystery series.

Brian Kavanagh has many years’ experience in the Australian Film Industry in areas of production, direction, editing and writing. His editing credits include The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith, Odd Angry Shot, The...

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Published Reviews

Jan.12.2009

Belinda seems to be alone in her belief that Great-Aunt Jane was murdered, until another murder occurs in the same house. It was obviously meant to be Belinda lying dead there. Knowing the motive doesn't...

Jan.12.2009

I adore Belinda. She is a strong and independent character – in total control of herself. She is in charge of her romantic life, and does not bat an eyelid when Brad turns up in England and she has dinner...