By Ellis Peters
Detective Inspector George Felse is named upon to enquire the disappearance of 2 contributors of a musical gathering
Singers and musicians are amassed for a weekend direction in people tune on the extraordinary neo-Gothic state mansion Follymead. such a lot come in simple terms to sing or to pay attention, yet one or have nonmusical ratings to settle. whilst brilliantly gifted Liri Palmer sings “Black, black, black is the color of my true-love’s heart,” she sincerely has a message for somebody within the viewers. And as passions run excessive, there's homicide brewing at Follymead.
one of the tune scholars are Dominic Felse and his female friend, Theodosia. while no longer one, yet , contributors of the gang pass lacking from the corridor, Dominic calls upon his father, Detective Inspector George Felse, to assist him remedy this such a lot difficult mystery.
Black Is the color of My real Love’s Heart is the sixth e-book within the Felse Investigations, yet you could take pleasure in studying the sequence in any order.
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