Hen’s Teeth

Manda Scott

Murder runs in families. How could a healthy forty-one-year old woman die of cardiac arrest? When Glasgow psychiatrist Kellen Stewart learns of the death of her ex-lover Bridget Donnelly, she quickly suspects foul play.

Then she discovers that Bridget’s brother, Malcolm, died of the same cause just weeks before hours after bringing some hens to Bridget’s country farmhouse for safekeeping. And now those hens are missing… With the help of a friendly pathologist who numbers breaking and entering among her more formidable skills, Kellen investigates the deaths. The trail of evidence will take her into a dangerous maze of valuable hens, lethal eggs, bodies that vanish from the morgue… and biomedical marvels that lead to murder.

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