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The Cost of Living

(2017)
(The first book in the Ant & Bea Mystery series)
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When a young woman is attacked walking home from her local supermarket, Bea Jordan, a smart but unfulfilled checkout girl, is determined to investigate. Colleagues and customers become suspects, secrets are uncovered. While fear stalks the town, Bea finds an unlikely ally in Ant, the seemingly gormless new trainee, but risks losing the people she loves most as death comes close to home. The Cost of Living is a warm, contemporary story with likeable leads, an engaging cast of supporting characters and a dark thread running throughout.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A breath of fresh air, Ant and Bea are fabulous creations." - Sophia Bennett

"Unlikely friendships and quirky wit make this the most warm-hearted of crime debuts." - Lucy Diamond

"Utterly fab, fresh and real." - Fleur Hitchcock


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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Cost of Living: An Ant & Bea Mystery
Author(s): Rachel Ward
ISBN: 1-910985-83-X / 978-1-910985-83-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Cost of Living: An Ant and Bea Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Rachel Ward
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Cost of Living: An Ant and Bea Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Rachel Ward
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Cost of Living: An Ant and Bea Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Rachel Ward
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2017 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Cost of Living: An Ant & Bea Mystery (The Ant and Bea Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Rachel Ward
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK