This was very cute. A fictionalized Daphne DuMaurier, fresh from solving a murder case in Murder on the Cliffs, arrives at a friend's castle in the Isle of Scilly, Cornwall, with her sister for what seems to be a week or two of rest an relaxation. Upon arrival, she finds out that they've just passed the last boat to the coast for the winter. Two days later, the drug-addled lord of the manor is found murdered, and Daphne is on the case.
THe author does a great job of creating a young, naive but plucky girl detective in her Daphne DuMaurier. Daphne's partner in crime, Sir Marcus, is a boatload of fun, too. Recommended for fun.