The Mystery at Mount Mountbatton (The Manservant Mysteries: The Haphazard Adventures of an Inspector and his Manservant)
First in the series: Mystery at Mount Mountbatton. There’s a murder at Mount Mountbatton and its up to bungling detective Beauregard Pilkington to solve the case with the aid of his loyal manservant, Marmaduke. An absurdly funny murder mystery, that’s full of surprises.
Inspector Pilkington is delighted when he is invited away for the weekend to the stately Mount Mountbatton by his oldest friend, Sir Cecil Mountbatton. The weekend turns sour when one of the guests is murdered at the dinner table, making everyone in the house look suspicious. Naturally the Inspector takes charge and with wild assumptions abound, he sets out to solve the case. Aided by Marmaduke an African Nile Parrot named Niles, the Inspector realises his life is in danger if he does not solve the case… Set in 1920’s England, The Manservant Mysteries is aimed at young adults (ages 12-16), but will be enjoyed by all who enjoy a good mystery. This is an absurdly funny murder adventure where you’ll fall in love with the eccentric lead characters.