Sep 282013
 

scottish play murder
The Scottish Play Murder
(A Restoration Mystery)

2nd in Series
Mystery
A Berkley Prime Crime Mystery
The Berkley Publishing Group (September 3, 2013)
Published by The Penguin Group
Trade Paperback: 320 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0425255889
E-Book File Size: 615 KB
ASIN: B00BDQ39BM
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The first production of The New Globe Players was marked by murder. Now Suzanne Thornton’s company dares to mount the most cursed of plays…

When charming Scotsman Diarmid Ramsay asks to play the titular role in Macbeth, he sets off a flurry of excitement among The New Globe Players. Despite protests from the company director that performing the “Scottish play” will lead only to disaster, Suzanne decides that the show must go on—with herself acting the part of Lady Macbeth, opposite the handsome stranger.

Rehearsals begin—but then rumors about Ramsay arise, implicating him in the death of a sailor found behind the Goat and Boar. Is the man a murderer, possibly involved in a plot against the newly restored king? Suzanne refuses to believe it, until another murder connected to Ramsay occurs.

It seems the curse of Macbeth may have been unleashed, leaving Suzanne no choice but to use her wits and her wiles to determine if Ramsay is a gifted actor—or a murderous villain.

About the Author
Anne Rutherford is a pseudonym for Julianne Lee. Lee has been writing historical fiction in several genres, under various pseudonyms, for over a decade. She was the author of the Catherine of Aragon novel, The Spanish Bride, in Berkley’s Wives of Henry the Eighth series (under the house name Laurien Gardner) and as J. Ardian Lee wrote an historical fantasy series for Ace.

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  9 Responses to “Spotlight: The Scottish Play Murder by Anne Rutherford”

  1. Oooh, I haven’t read a cozy with the theater involved. This sounds awesome! Thanks for the review.

  2. Mystery theater, what a great concept. Thank for a great review and giveaway.

  3. Sounds like an interesting book.

  4. Sounds like a good book.

  5. Sounds good…Dee

  6. We read from the Scotitsh play i Acting Up. It was interesting.

  7. I just bought the first book in this series yesterday. It looks like a fun series and I would love to win the next one.

  8. This looks like a book that can take you away, and transport you into another world

  9. Ohhhh, this sounds good!

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