Genre - Cosy Crime Fiction
Publisher - Headline
Author Glenda Young
Publish Date - 05th of August 2021
What's It About?
Helen Dexter runs The Seaview Hotel in Yorkshire’s seaside haven of Scarborough.
When a troupe of 12 Elvis impersonators (Twelvis) arrive for an Elvis convention in Scarborough, one of them is found dead and his blue suede shoes are stolen. B&B landlady Helen Dexter and her trusty greyhound Suki are on the case to uncover the killer. Having recently lost her husband to cancer, and ambivalent about keeping the hotel open, Helen finds herself playing host to a troupe of 12 Elvis impersonators who have a gig at the Scarborough Spa.
Is it any good?
When one of the twelve is found dead in a local lake, and with a shady developer trying to buy the hotel, the reader is taken on quite the adventure as Helen battles bereavement, a burgeoning romance, a friendship group rocked to the core, and loveling created hotel staff. This cosy crime drama intersperses real-life Scarborough locations and mixes in just enough elements of believable and enthralling fiction to keep readers of any age suitably entertained. A complex mix of characters, easily readable chapters, with a couple of entertaining sub-plots. We won't spoil the end but suffice to say - keep an eye out for Suki the greyhound. Here is a cosy crime saga set in a seaside town that has an unwitting crime duo at its heart. In tħe stormy seas of 2021, take yourself to Scarborough's coast and wrap yourselves up in this comfy crime story. Scarborough is of course famous for the final resting place of the Bronte sisters. I think the town has itself a new female literary star! We recommend it.
The first book in this series of cosy crime saga’s, Murder at the Seaview Hotel, will be published in August 2021 in ebook, hardback and audio and in paperback in November 2021. This will be followed by two further Seaview Hotel cosy crimes in May 2022 and May 2023
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