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The Whitstable Pearl Mystery

(2015)
(The first book in the Whitstable Pearl Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
'What Colin Dexter did for Oxford, Julie Wassmer is intent on doing for Whitstable' Daily Mail

Pearl Nolan always wanted to be a detective but life, and a teenage pregnancy, got in the way of a police career and instead she built up a successful seafood restaurant in her coastal home town of Whitstable - famous for its native oysters.

Now, at 39, and with son Charlie away at university, Pearl finds herself suffering from empty nest syndrome . . . until she discovers the drowned body of local oyster fisherman Vinnie Rowe, weighted down with an anchor chain, on the eve of Whitstable's annual oyster festival.

Is it a tragic accident, suicide - or murder?

Pearl seizes the opportunity to prove her detection skills and discover the truth but she soon finds herself in conflict with Canterbury city police detective, Chief Inspector Mike McGuire. Then another body is discovered - and Pearl finds herself trawling the past for clues, triggering memories of another emotional summer more than twenty years ago . . .

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Used availability for Julie Wassmer's The Whitstable Pearl Mystery

Hardback Editions

March 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery (Whitstable Pearl Mysteries)
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 1-4721-1648-8 / 978-1-4721-1648-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


August 2016 : UK Hardback

Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 0-7505-4281-0 / 978-0-7505-4281-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery (Whitstable Pearl Mysteries)
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 1-4721-1899-5 / 978-1-4721-1899-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

July 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
ISBN: 1-4893-5077-2 / 978-1-4893-5077-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery: Pearl Nolan, Book 1
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


March 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery: Pearl Nolan, Book 1
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery: Pearl Nolan, Book 1
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery (Whitstable Pearl Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Julie Wassmer
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU