The Bloody Tower: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery
In early 1925, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, recent mother of twins, resumes her journalistic career by agreeing to write a piece about the Tower of London - the Bloody Tower - for an American magazine. Invited to observe the centuries old ritual Ceremony of the Keys, she's spending the night (her first time away from her babies) since the complex is locked and guarded, and the high walls are surrounded by a disused moat. Having been given a tour of the Crown Jewels, interviewed and observed the Yeoman Warders, and met the Ravenmaster, Daisy has more than enough material for her article and decides to leave as early as possible the next morning to return to her family. But when walking down the stairs, she almost trips over the dead body of one of the Yeoman Warders. That there's something seriously amiss cannot be denied, due to the pike sticking out of his back. With her husband, Scotland Yard DCI Alec Fletcher assigned to resolve the case, Daisy once again finds herself in the middle of a case of murder most foul.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pak6th - LibraryThing
Daisy Dalrymble, wife of the Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher and mother of 2 month old twins, visits the Tower of London for background information to write a journal article. There, early in ... Read full review
THE BLOODY TOWERUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The blood-soaked Tower of London claims still another victim.The Hon. Daisy Dalrymple, married to Scotland Yard DCI Alec Fletcher and recovering from the birth of twins, visits some old friends living ... Read full review