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Murder can strike at any hour…
It’s the late 1950s in tranquil Temple Regis, Devon.
For holidaymakers it’s a glorious time of breathtaking scenery, picnics on beaches, and flocks of tourists on their summertime holidays.
But for Miss Judy Dimont, this is all a trifle dull. As a reporter for local rag, The Riviera Express, she needs scandal and intrigue – and one morning, as the clock strikes the quarter hour, she gets it. A woman has been shot dead in one of Buntorama’s upmarket holiday huts, the toffee-nosed rival hotelier next door is rubbing his hands with glee, and Judy and her trusty moped Herbert are off like a shot to survey the scene of the crime.
But nobody can tell her who the dead girl is and there’s no clear motive. To have a story to write, Judy must solve the case – and the intrepid Miss Dimont will leave no pebble unturned until the truth is out!
Closing date: 30/11/2020
Praise for T P Fielden:
'Peak comfort read has been achieved' Red
'One of the best in the genre' The Sun
'This is a fabulously satisfying addition to the canon of vintage crime. No wonder the author has already been signed up to produce more adventures starring the indefatigable Miss Dimont.' Daily Express
'Unashamedly cosy, with gentle humour and a pleasingly eccentric amateur sleuth, this solid old-fashioned whodunit is the first in what promises to be an entertaining series.' The Guardian
'Highly amusing' Evening Standard
'TP Fielden is a fabulous new voice and his dignified, clever heroine is a compelling new character. This delicious adventure is the first of a series and I can't wait for the next one.' Wendy Holden, Daily Mail
Must have. A golden age mystery.' Sunday Express
'Tremendous fun' The Independent
Publication date: 22/10/2018
Publisher: HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||22nd October 2018|
|Author:||T. P. Fielden|
|Publisher:||HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery,|
|Categories:||Classic crime, Historical mysteries,|
TP Fielden is a leading author, broadcaster and journalist. This is the first novel in the Miss Dimont Mystery series.More About T. P. Fielden