A fun read written by talented author Brian Kavanagh who introduces us to a cast of characters not soon forgotten. -- Anne K. Edwards Mysteryfiction.net
"It owes much to the classic English village mystery, with its reclusive older resident and the suspicious cast of characters, -- Barbara Franchi, Reviewing The Evidence
"Kavanagh managed to do what - MC Beaton, does so well, incorporate humor within the confines of a credible mystery -- Mary Lynn, author of 'Dear Cari'
"Splashes of excellent local color and descriptions. The writing is very visual.There are some very good descriptions and metaphors. -- eBook Reviews Weekly
"The story winds its way toward its startling conclusion. This is a must-read book. It is definitely recommended." -- Nancy Madison, author of 'Clues to Love'
Believe me when I tell you that with Capable of Murder, Brian Kavanagh has written a master piece! -- Euro Review
The reader quickly finds him or herself in the same situation as Belinda, wondering if a crime was actually committed. -- TCM-CA
From the Back Cover
The old lady's decaying body lay at the foot of the stairs. The police believe it was simply an accidental fall that killed great-aunt Jane. But was it? Young Australian, Belinda Lawrence is convinced it was murder and when she inherits her great-aunt's ancient cottage and garden on the outskirts of Bath, England, she finds herself deep in a taut mystery surrounding her legacy. A secret room. Unknown intruders. A hidden ancient document. They all contribute to the mounting dread. A second vicious murder by a ruthless killer intensifies the tension and Belinda, now under threat herself, is befriended by two charming men: her neighbour Jacob and real-estate agent Mark Sallinger. But can she trust them? And what interest has befuddled antique dealer Hazel Whitby in the cottage? Could one of them be the killer?