Dolly and the Singing Bird
The second adventure in this series of witty, erudite suspense mysteries – each with a strong, independent, smart female heroine, and an ending sure to surprise.
Tina Rossi, the world’s leading coloratura soprano has travelled to Edinburgh, ostensibly to sing in the Festival, in reality to meet her lover, top scientist Kenneth Holmes. But instead of finding Kenneth at their rendezvous, she discovers an unknown corpse.
At this moment Johnson Johnson, a famous but enigmatic portrait painter turns up; his yacht Dolly is about to sail in a race to the Hebrides where Holmes was conducting his top secret research: does she want to join him?
Soon they are on the high seas, but as the Dolly nears Rum, the race has become one for life rather than prize money…