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Murder on the Downs by Julie Wassmer

Monday, June 29, 2020 MysteryFiction  No comments

About This Book, “Murder on the Downs” by Julie Wassmer

Murder on the Downs by Julie Wassmer,  A controversial new property development is planned in Whitstable which will encroach upon the green open space of the downs, to the dismay of Whitstable residents who view this as the thin end of the wedge with regard to local wildlife conservation.
A campaign springs into life, spearheaded by a friend of Pearl’s family, Martha Laker. A committed environmentalist, Martha is no stranger to controversy herself. She has also managed to divide opinion across town, with the locals viewing her as their fearless champion while establishment figures seeing only an interfering agitator.
Tensions escalate between the developers and Whitstable residents, straining Pearl’s close relationship with London-bo...

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