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Murder Fest

Murder Fest

Discover the Whitstable Pearl mysteries: a combination of seafood, murder, and a multi-tasking heroine on the coast of Kent . . .

‘As light as a Mary Berry Victoria sponge, this Middle-England romp is packed with vivid characters’ Miles Mcweeney, Irish Independent

Pearl’s detective agency takes a back seat
as she prepares to offer a warm welcome to a group of special visitors. A local Arts Festival is being held to honour a cultural exchange visit from representatives of Borken – Whitstable’s Twin Town in Germany.

Yet very soon, personality clashes surface among the participants; local politicians try to use the festival for their own ends while others jostle for improved billing on the festival programme. Tempers flare, old feuds re-surface and on the eve of the first event, a cryptic message – Murder Fest – is received by the local police. Before DCI Mike McGuire has a chance to investigate, the festival commences with an unscheduled event when a celebrated author is found brutally murdered . . .

Soon the only ‘Arts’ on display are dark ones, as Whitstable’s celebration of local culture transforms into a real-life murder fest – offering Whitstable’s Pearl Nolan another mystery to solve.

Praise for Julie Wassmer’s Whitstable Pearl mysteries:

‘A tried-and-tested crime recipe with Whitstable flavours that makes for a Michelin-starred read’ Daily Mail

‘My new favourite author in the genre’ George Galloway

‘Thoroughly enjoyable with a host of wonderful characters – I adore Dolly! – and evocative descriptions of Whitstable. Perfect for foodies too. Pearl is great and the ongoing will they/won’t they love story with McGuire is compelling. Comforting, cosy and entertaining with excellent Agatha Christie-style reveals. I love these books!’ Jane Wenham-Jones, author of Mum in the Middle

‘While Oxford had Morse, Whitstable, famous for its oysters, has Pearl’ Daily Mail

‘Come to Whitstable without actually coming to Whitstable. A good read!’ Anthony Jemmett
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 9th May 2019

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472130075

Reviews

Thoroughly enjoyable with a host of wonderful characters - I adore Dolly! - and evocative descriptions of Whitstable. Perfect for foodies too. Pearl is great and the ongoing will they/won't they love story with McGuire is compelling. Comforting, cosy and entertaining with excellent Agatha Christie-style reveals. I love these books!
Jane Wenham-Jones, author of Mum in the Middle

Whitstable Pearl Mysteries