Murder Takes a Holiday

by Various


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Cosy crime in the sun.

About this book:

Murder Takes a Holiday: Classic Crime Stories for Summer

Whether you are in Cornwall to sit on a beach or are off for a trip abroad make sure you have this lovely collection in your suitcase.

For most of us, a summer holiday is an opportunity to escape from it all: to lounge on warm sands or sip a cool drink in the shade of a city square. But, as the characters in this murderously good collection of classic crime stories discover to their cost … trouble has a nasty habit of finding you out.

From a body found on a beach without a single footprint, to a lemonade stand whose wares appear to have been poisoned and a Wimbledon final ruined by the mysterious disappearance of the championship player, these tales of murder and malice will take you on the trip of a lifetime.

So pour that glass of Pimms, grab your sunhat and indulge your dark side: these stories will chill you to your very core, even in a heatwave …

A Song for the Dark Times

Ian Rankin

The Storm

Amanda Jennings

Big Sky

Kate Atkinson

Heaven My Home

Attica Locke

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”

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