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Murder-On-Sea

(2015)
(The second book in the Whitstable Pearl Mystery series)
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It's not the season of good will to all men...

The festive month is kicking off in style and Pearl is rushed off her feet with her restaurant, The Whitstable Pearl. She's also busy planning her own family Christmas and providing mulled wine for a charity church fundraiser when Christmas cards begin arriving all over town - filled with spiteful messages from an anonymous writer.

Pearl's curiosity is piqued but having pledged not to take on a case at her detective agency before Christmas, she reluctantly agrees that Canterbury's DCI Mike McGuire should take over; poisoned pen cards are after all a matter for the police. And with only the church fundraiser now between Pearl and Christmas, she invites McGuire along as her guest. The event appears to be a great success; St Alfred's church hall is packed and Pearl happily finds herself standing close to McGuire beneath some mistletoe . . . but then a guest suddenly collapses. Too much of Pearl's delicious mulled wine - or could it be something more sinister?

The last thing Pearl expects for Christmas is murder but soon the bodies are piling up. Can Pearl possibly solve the mystery in time to make 25th December an unforgettable day - or will the murderer contrive to ensure her goose is well and truly cooked before then?

Praise for Julie Wassmer's Whistable Pearl mysteries . . .

'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

'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

'While Oxford had Morse, Whitstable, famous for its oysters, has Pearl . . . True to the tradition of classic crime, [Julie Wassmer] weaves a strong story into a setting that has more to offer than murder and mayhem' Daily Mail

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Used availability for Julie Wassmer's Murder-On-Sea

Hardback Editions

October 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: Murder-on-Sea (Whitstable Pearl Mysteries)
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 1-4721-1912-6 / 978-1-4721-1912-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Murder-on-Sea (Whitstable Pearl Mysteries)
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 1-4721-1646-1 / 978-1-4721-1646-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

August 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Murder-On-Sea: 2
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 1-4893-4789-5 / 978-1-4893-4789-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Murder on Sea: Pearl Nolan, Book 2
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


March 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Murder on Sea: Pearl Nolan, Book 2
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Murder on Sea: Pearl Nolan, Book 2
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Murder-on-Sea
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Murder-on-Sea (Whitstable Pearl Mysteries)
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU