The Murdered Heiress: Ashdown Estate Cozy Mysteries: Book 1 (Large Print / Paperback)
**LARGE PRINT FORMAT**Cecily Armstrong has done everything she could to erase her murky past. She's become a celebrated pastry chef and could have her pick of any job on the market. When's she's called upon to come back home to look after her ailing grandmother, Cecily reluctantly returns to a town that ostracised her years ago. She's offered a position at the local hotel, Ashdown Estate. A renowned little resort by the sea that invites the rich to come and forget about their worries. Things start off rocky as the townspeople make it clear that her past sins aren't forgiven. All eyes turn to Cecily when a young heiress, Vanessa Murray, goes missing. Vanessa is vivacious, beautiful, and enjoys doing things she shouldn't. In a desperate bid to prove her innocence, Cecily sets out to find the girl. With the help of a surly detective and the one friend who never gave up on her, Cecily must do all she can to find the petulant heiress in time. As her past and present collide, Cecily finds clues to an old mystery that no-one will let her forget. What does this new case have to do with the old? Will she be able to prove her innocence in time? Or is Cecily doomed to the mistakes of her past? This is Book 1 in the Ashdown Estate Cozy Mysteries.