Two Funny, Feel-Good Series of Novels


  • Read in order or as stand-alone novels 
  • Available in paperback and Kindle ebook
  • Books 1-5 out now – book 6 to follow late 2019, book 7 early 2020

SUCH FUN!… This entire series is such an adventure!”  Amie McCracken, writer and editor

cover of Best Murder in Show Best Murder in Show (1)

A dead body on a carnival float at the village show. A clear case of murder in plain sight, but why do none of the villagers agree?  Sophie is determined to find out – with a little help from the dashing Hector Munro, proprietor of the village bookshop.
Buy from Amazon or order from your local bookshop ISBN 978-1911223139

cover of "Trick or Murder?"Trick or Murder?(2)

As Halloween approaches, whose body will be found outside his village bookshop? Not to mention the one buried beneath the vicar’s bonfire… Sophie struggles to save the day before anyone else can come to harm – and to get Hector back on her side.
Buy from Amazon or order from your local bookshop ISBN 978-1911223207 

cover of Murder in the MangerMurder in the Manger (3)

When Sophie writes a nativity play for the village children and drama group, it soon goes off-script – and the whole community stands accused of murder. Enjoy the fun of a traditional Cotswold Christmas, with echoes of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
Buy from Amazon or order from your local bookshop ISBN  978-1911223221

Cover of Murder by the BookMurder by the Book (4)

A dead body at the bottom of the well. But whose body and why?  Tempers flare and old feuds catch fire in the latest laugh-out-loud Sophie Sayers Village mystery about love, loyalty and family ties in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.
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ISBN  978-1911223269

Ebook coverSpringtime for Murder (5)

When an old lady isleft for dead in an open grave, Sophie suspects foul play. When it comes to suspects, she’s spoiled for choice. A lively array of eccentrics joins the regular cast in this compelling story of family, friendship, love and loss.
Buy from Amazon or order from your local bookshop ISBN  978-1911223344


COMING SOON: School Stories for Grown-ups!

cover of Secrets at St Bride's This series will follow the intrigues among the lively staff at St Bride’s, an unusual British boarding school for girls. Founded by an eccentric Victorian gentlemen, St Bride’s is now run by a quirky old lady with plenty of secrets of her own to hide from her young charges.

The St Bride’s series is for all those who grew up hooked on classic school stories such as the Chalet School and Malory Towers books. With St Bride’s School set just a few country lanes away from Wendlebury Barrow, the village at the heart of the Sophie Sayers Village Mysteries, there will be some fun cross-overs between the the two series.

Secrets at St Bride’s will be published in the summer of 2019.

More information and a sneak preview to follow shortly!