Online Talk by Author of a Novel in Which Queen Elizabeth II Solves a Murder Mystery

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Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore welcome author SJ Bennett will speak at an online event May 12 to speak about her latest book, a detective novel — The Windsor Knot, in which a royal pain in the palace is dealt with by Her Royal Highness, the Queen of England.

Queen Elizabeth II

Photograph taken by Julian Calder for Governor-General of New Zealand

Queen Elizabeth, Detective

an announcement from Darien Library

This virtual event will take place on Wednesday, May 12 from 3 to 4 p.m. You can register here on Darien Library’s website.

Something’s Afoot in the Castle …

The Windsor Knott by SJ BennettIn The Windsor Knot, Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Castle in advance of her 90th birthday celebrations. The preparations are interrupted when a guest, a young Russian pianist, is found dead in one of the castle bedrooms.

… Her Royal Highness Asks Herself: ‘Whodunit?’ …

Suspecting foul play and dissatisfied with the investigation, the Queen decides to discreetly take matters into her own hands.

… Was It the Butler? — If So, Which One?

As she carries out her royal duties with her usual aplomb, no one in the Royal Household, the government, or the public knows that the resolute Elizabeth will use her keen eye, quick mind, and steady nerve to bring a murderer to justice in a mystery that will satisfy thriller aficionados and royal family fans alike.

Author SJ Bennett

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SJ Bennett

About SJ Bennett

SJ Bennett gained her PhD in Italian Literature from the University of Cambridge and was a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co before becoming a professional writer.

She has published 10 books for teenagers, winning the Times/Chicken House Competition for Threads in 2009 and the Romantic Novel of the Year award for Love Song in 2017.

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