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The Queen of Poisons : Marlow Murder Club - Robert Thorogood

The Queen of Poisons

By: Robert Thorogood

Paperback | 31 January 2024

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Judith, Suzie, and Becks, AKA The Marlow Murder Club, are on the hunt for a killer . . .

Who killed the Mayor? It’s up to the Marlow Murder Club to find out . . .

Geoffrey Lushington, Mayor of Marlow, dies suddenly during a Town Council meeting. When traces of aconite – also known as the queen of poisons – are found in his coffee cup, the police realise he was murdered. But who did it? And why?

The police bring Judith, Suzie and Becks in to investigate as Civilian Advisors right from the start, so they have free rein to interview suspects and follow the evidence to their heart’s content, which is perfect because Judith has no time for rules and standard procedure. But this case has the Marlow Murder Club stumped. Who would want to kill the affable Mayor? How did they even get the poison into his coffee? And is anyone else in danger? The Marlow Murder Club are about to face their most difficult case yet . . .

About the Author

Robert Thorogood is the creator of the hit BBC One TV series Death In Paradise. He was born in Colchester, Essex, in 1972. When he was 10-years old, he read his first proper novel - Agatha Christie's Peril at End House- and he's been in love with the genre ever since. He now lives in Marlow in Buckinghamshire with his wife and children.
Industry Reviews
‘A lovely warm mystery that makes winter go away’ - Reader review

‘I love the audacity of the Marlow gang, those ladies sure know how to live’ - Reader review

‘Fiendishly clever and a satisfying puzzle to try and solve’ - Reader review

‘Definitely recommend this book’ - Reader review

‘A brilliant whodunnit mystery that keeps you guessing’ - Reader review

‘I love Robert Thorogood’s writing’ - Peter James

‘Cosy crime at its best’ - Crime Monthly

‘Cleverly plotted and laugh-out-loud funny’ - Yours magazine

‘The perfect cosy crime to curl up with’ - Heat

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