Did Ms. Beaton send this out to be written by someone else? What a difference this one was to the previous stories. I usually give the series five stars because they make for such enjoyable reading, but I found myself actually being offended by this one. I also went back several times and re-read parts because I could swear the story was contradicting itself in detail. I'm sorely disappointed, but have started on the next in the series anyway. If it lets me down, I may give up on what I thought was a brilliant thing.