This novel is set in the sleepy English town of Selchester.The late Lord Selchester is dead and the new earl Gus is to come with his two daughters Polly and Babs . The daughters find the English ways strange and Babs has dreams about ghosts.
Then there is Hugo.He works in a government office. His sister lady sonia who wanted to open a hotel in the castle and is sad to see Gus arrival. Now she wont be able to build a hotel. Then there is the issue of paintings in the castle attic. It seems they were stolen .
In the middle of all this Oliver is found dead . Oliver works at one of the auction houses and has come to help with the selling of the painting. He has to stay over at the castle since the weather is not good.Could it be that someone had wanted to target Gus since Oliver was not to stay at the castle ?
The police have so many suspects to look into. In the end Hugo tries to solve the murder. Could both the murders be because of the stolen paintings or something else?
The only thing i didnot like is that it had too many characters in it. You wont be able to guess the murderer. But if you like mystery i would recommend this book.