Death Comes to Marlow
by Robert Thorogood
Death Comes to Marlow is almost a caricature of a classic cosy, English mystery by Robert Thorogood, creator of the Death in Paradise TV show. It’s the second book in the series, the first was The Marlow Murder Club. The books are set in the town of Marlow on the river Thames and the sleuths are three women, led by the elderly Jude, a demon at cryptic crossword puzzles. The plot—involving a classic locked room murder—is nicely done.