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Cherry Slice

by Jennifer Stone

Part of the A Cherry PI Mystery Series

Crime / Mystery Humour (fiction)

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Sassy, saucy, and a little bit sweary! This is Volume One in the Cherry PI mystery series. Meet Cherry Hinton, a former journalist who was humiliated on live TV, she now runs a cake shop full of Essex collection creations such as Hornchurches of Plenty. Her former investigative skills come to the fore when she is asked to look into the murder of a contestant on a reality show, everyone saw who murdered him, or did they! Set in Essex with the focus on reality TV shows, you’ll find plenty to give your armchair detective mind a workout. Bold, amusing, and that little bit different, Cherry Slice is an entertaining murder mystery.

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Cherry Slice Synopsis

Reality TV turns deadly in Cherry Hinton's first case.

When Kenny Thorpe, a contestant on Expose TV's Big Blubber, the hot new celebrity weight-loss show, is murdered on live television in front of 3 million viewers, the case seems pretty watertight. After all, everyone saw Martin do it - didn't they?

Cherry Hinton knows there's more to this than meets the eye. As an investigative reporter, she went undercover on dating show Caravan of Love... but after getting in too deep with one of the other contestants, she was caught knickerless in front of the nation. Humiliated, fired and heartbroken, she has fled to Brentwood, where she opens a cake shop, and tries to forget all about Expose.

Until Kenny Thorpe's sister walks into her shop with a letter that turns Cherry's world upside down. Is Martin innocent? How is infamous gangster Leon Solent involved? Is Expose to blame, and is there a killer still on the loose?

Cherry is the only one in a position to find out.

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ISBN: 9781788421652
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Publisher: Prelude Books (Farrago Books)
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788421652
Publication date: 2nd April 2020
Author: Jennifer Stone
Publisher: Prelude Books (Farrago Books)
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Humour,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Television, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jennifer Stone

Jennifer Stone was born in Essex and spent her formative years living within its borders and enjoying the delights of the multiple night clubs and alcopop-swigging opportunities available. After a stint in North Wales acquiring a degree and a further spell in Leeds, training to be a teacher, she returned to the south of England to teach English in a variety of schools. She is currently head of English at a boarding school in Suffolk and has just completed her MA in Creative Writing (Crime) at UEA. She lives with her wife and their small son.

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