Author – Debbie Young is the much-loved author of the Sophie Sayers and St Brides cosy crime mysteries. She lives in a Cotswold village where she runs the local literary festival, and has worked at Westonbirt School, both of which provide inspiration for her writing. She is bringing both her series to Boldwood in a 13-book contract. They will be publishing several new titles in each series and republishing the backlist, starting in September 2022.
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Publisher – Boldwood Books
Pages – 240
The Blurb – Sophie and Hector are heading to the Highlands.
For Sophie it’s a trip home and for Hector it’s time to meet Sophie’s parents… Though their trip has village tongues wagging about a stop at Scotland’s notorious elopement spot, Gretna Green.
No matter what, it’ll make a nice break from the murder and mayhem that has been plaguing their beautiful Cotswolds village. But Sophie and Hector are barely on the road before they’re being hassled by reckless drivers and at their first rest stop a body is discovered.
Then comes a series of ‘accidents’ that leave poor Hector a little worse for wear. Is someone after Hector? Who could even know he was in the Highlands?
Today is my stop on the Murder in the Highlands blog tour. Many thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources for the chance to read and review.
My thoughts –
This is a great cosy crime mystery. I come into the series at Book 8 but this can easily be read as a standalone. There are references to previous adventures but there is nothing that takes away from the enjoyment of this instalment.
Sophie and Hector are due to drive to Scotland to spend some time with her parents and the whole village is convinced they are eloping. However the well needed break gets off to a rough start when they are witnesses to an unfortunate incident at a service station.
Their luck goes from bad to worse when Hector has a series of accidents which threaten to ruin their holiday altogether. Sophie soon realises that all may not be as it seems, and even in Scotland she can not avoid mysteries.
A lovely introduction to the series and I shall be catching up with the rest of Sophie’s adventures.
Purchase Links – Murder in the Highlands