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by Severn House, 29 May 2015. ISBN: 978-0-7278-8513-5
Life is going smoothly for
Jack Colby: his classic car renovation at Frog's Hill is just about paying his
way and his relationship with his partner, successful actress Louise, is going
well. Then Jack's friend, famous artist Giovanni Donati calls at Frogs Hill on
his way to Plumshaw Manor, where he is scheduled to paint the portrait of a
rare 1930s Alpha Romeo racing car. Giovanni is famous for his interpretations
of classic cars and this Alpha Romeo has a long and mysterious history.
Jack's horror, within a day of Giovanni's visit he is arrested for murdering a
member of the Compton family, the owners of Plumshaw Manor, although the
victim's body has not yet been found.Jack struggles to maintain his professional integrity as a car expert
for the local police while endeavouring to prove Giovanni's innocence. He has
an even greater test on his friendship when he suspects that, in the past,
Louise has had a romantic involvement with Giovanni.
is the seventh book in the Classic series and the author has succeeded in
giving another new twist to the passion for admiring and collecting classic
cars. The story has its roots in a fascinating story of jealousy and betrayal
in Italy in the Second World War, which is deeply tied in with traditions of
family honour. This is a very enjoyable, easy-to-read book, in which, as in all
of the Classic series, the car is the star.
Amy Myers worked as a director in a London publishing firm,
before realising her dream to become a writer. Her first series featured
detective, August Didier, a half French, half English master chef in late
Victorian and Edwardian times. She is currently writing a series with her
American husband James Myers, featuring Jack Colby, car detective. Classic
in the Pits, is the fifth in the series, its successor, Classic Cashes
In, will follow later this year.Amy
also writes historical novels and suspense under the name Harriet Hudson.
Carol Westronis a successful short story writer and a Creative Writing
teacher.She is the moderator for the
cosy/historical crime panel, The Deadly Dames.Her crime novels are set both in contemporary and Victorian times.The Terminal Velocity of Cats is the
first in her Scene of Crimes novels, was published July 2013. Her second book About the Children was published in May