A Dark and Stormy Murder
An aspiring suspense novelist lands in the middle of a real crime, in the first in a captivating new series by the author of the Undercover Dish Mysteries. Lena London’s literary dreams are coming true—as long as she can avoid any real-life villains… Camilla Graham’s bestselling suspense... show more
An aspiring suspense novelist lands in the middle of a real crime, in the first in a captivating new series by the author of the Undercover Dish Mysteries.
Lena London’s literary dreams are coming true—as long as she can avoid any real-life villains…
Camilla Graham’s bestselling suspense novels inspired Lena London to become a writer, so when she lands a job as Camilla’s new assistant, she can’t believe her luck. Not only will she help her idol craft an enchanting new mystery, she’ll get to live rent-free in Camilla’s gorgeous Victorian home in the quaint town of Blue Lake, Indiana.
But Lena’s fortune soon changes for the worse. First, she lands in the center of small town gossip for befriending the local recluse. Then, she stumbles across one thing that a Camilla Graham novel is never without—a dead body, found on her new boss’s lakefront property.
Now Lena must take a page out of one of Camilla’s books to hunt down clues in a real crime that seems to be connected to the novelist’s mysterious estate—before the killer writes them both out of the story for good…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2016-07-05
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Writer's Apprentice Mystery (#1)
SO I picked this book up randomly for my mom, and she can't read it since the print is too small so I decided to give it a read myself. I'd say the biggest thing I didn't like about this book is that there's no real sleuthing. The mystery just unfolds by itself and I really wanted an amateur sleuth ...
This was a good cozy mystery. Not giving too much away but I felt like the the culprit was hidden in plain sight. I actually laughed when the denouement came. The positives to this book are the atmosphere is rich and makes you want to go to there. And the characters are likable. A definite negati...
Picture a molten lava chocolate cake. Rich, decadent and oozy... Now picture it covered in supermarket icing shaped like the little mermaid, complete with airbrushed colours and lifelike coral. That's how this book ended up working for me. The premise offered something richer, more sophisticat...