© 2013 by DeAnna Julie DodsonPublished by Bethany House Publishers11400 Hampshire Avenue SouthBloomington, Minnesota 55438www.bethanyhouse.comBethany House Publishers is a division o Baker Publishing Group, Grand Rapids, MichiganPrinted in the United States o AmericaAll rights reserved. No part o this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval
system, or transmitted in any orm or by any means—or example, electronic, photocopy,
recording—without the prior written permission o the publisher. The only exceptionis brie quotations in printed reviews.Library o Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataDeering, Julianna.Rules o murder / Julianna Deering.pages cm. — (A Drew Farthering Mystery)Summary: “In this cozy mystery set in the early 1930s English countryside,a party at Drew Farthering’s country estate proves deadly, Farthering and aclever debutante guest try to catch the killer beore he claims another victim”— Provided by publisher.ISBN 978-0-7642-1095-2 (pbk.)1. Murder—Investigation—Fiction. 2. England—Fiction. I. Title.PS3554.O3414R85 2013813.54—dc23 2013008961Scripture quotations are rom the King James Version o the Bible.
This is a work o historical reconstruction; the appearances o certain historical gures
are thereore inevitable. All other characters, however, are products o the author’s
imagination, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is coincidental.Cover design by Faceout StudioCover illustration by John MattosAuthor is represented by Books & Such Literary Agency13 14 15 16 17 18 19 7 6 5 4 3 2 1