The third book of Midbury Murders takes place in the past, as well as the present.
Beth and Gran begin to read Grace Robinson Nesbitt's journal of the time just before World War II. It turns out the Grace was secretly a code-breaker at the famous Bletchley Park! Dame Joan is just now finding out that her own mother was a hero. Due to the Official Secrets Act, Grace was never able to divulge that she was a "Bletchley Girl"!
It's Christmas in 1938 and the present. In the present day, Beth's growing relationship with the local vicar is relayed between the journal entries.
Come refresh yourself in this lovely slice of small-town England, both past and present.