In a small town like Taviscombe, England, everyone knows everything about everyone-thanks to the dedicated efforts of local gossips and busybodies. So when the extremely unsavory Gordon Masefield is murdered, word of mouth spreads like fireand brings out the worst in people. Locals and the law are pointing the finger at Sheila Malory's future daughter-in-law. Now Sheila must use her wits and her contacts to untangle the truth and discover who really killed Gordon-before rumor becomes motive, and speculation becomes deadlyHazel Holt is the author of 'Mrs. Malory and the Lilies That Fester: A Sheila Malory Mystery' with ISBN 9780786236756 and ISBN 0786236752.