Sunday, 28 June 2015

Release Day - Murder On The Minneapolis

Flora Maguire, governess to thirteen-year-old Edward, Viscount Trent, is on her way home to England from New York after the wedding of her employer’s daughter.  Conscious of her status among a complement of first class passengers on the ship’s maiden voyage, she avoids the dining room on the first night, but meets a charming motor car enthusiast who goes by the unusual name of Bunny Harrington.  

Flora discovers the body of a man at the bottom of a companionway , but when his death is deemed an accident, Flora is not convinced. The mystery of her mother’s disappearance when she was a child drives her to find out what really happened to the dead man. Flora confides her suspicions to Bunny, and a German passenger, both of whom appear to concur with her misgivings. 

However, the ship's doctor and the captain are both reluctant to accept there is a murderer on board. When Flora and Edward are threatened, followed by a near drowning during a storm and a second murder - the hunt is now on in earnest for a killer. Time is running out as the SS Minneapolis approaches the English coast. 

Will Flora be able to discover who the murderer is and keep young Edward safe? Is her burgeoning relationship with the handsome Bunny Harrington a shipboard dalliance, or something more?
 Released by Buried River Press, an imprint of 

7 comments:

Jane Beckenham said...

Hi Anita, Sounds like a great intrigue. Best wishes for your new release.

Jane

Alison Stuart said...

Happy release day, Anita... and here's to crime... may it pay!

Petrea Burchard said...

I'm excited for the book, Anita! Cozy mystery sounds like fun.

Anne Gallagher said...

It's funny, I received your email and I thought I had left a comment. I read this early this morning. Gremlins must have eaten it.

Congratulations on your release. It sounds fantastic.

Wendy said...

Congratulations on you new release Anita. Knowing what a wonderful writer you are I'm excited about your new book, Murder on the Minneapolis. The setting on board ship sounds terrific too. I can't wait to read this one.

cathy mansell said...

What a wonderful title Anita. congratulations on the new novel.
The story sound inviting. All the best of luck with it.

helenafairfax.com said...

Congratulations on release, Anita. Murder on the Minneapolis is a great read!

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