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Author – Caroline James.
Best-selling author of women’s fiction, Caroline James has owned and run businesses encompassing all aspects of the hospitality industry, a subject that often features in her novels. She is based in the UK but has a great fondness for travel and escapes whenever she can. A public speaker, which includes talks and lectures on cruise ships world-wide, Caroline is also a consultant and food writer. She is a member of the Romantic Novelist’s Association, the Society of Women’s Writer’s & Journalists and the Society of Authors and writes articles and short stories, contributing to many publications. In her spare time, Caroline can be found trekking up a mountain or relaxing with her head in a book and hand in a box of chocolates.
Books by Caroline James:
Coffee Tea the Gypsy & Me
Coffee Tea the Chef & Me
Coffee Tea the Caribbean & Me
The Best Boomerville Hotel
Hattie Goes to Hollywood
Social Media Links –
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Publisher – The Publish Hub
Pages – 434
The Blurb –
Hattie Goes to Hollywood
A Cumbrian Village…
A red-hot summer…
Join super-sleuth Hattie as tempers and temperatures rise in the Cumbrian village of Hollywood. With mischief and shenanigans aplenty, will Hattie discover the truth?
A funny and intriguing mystery – the first in a new series by Caroline James
When recently bereaved Hattie Mulberry inherits her aunt’s dilapidated cottage in the village of Hollywood in Cumbria, she envisages a quiet life. But retired hotelier Hattie is bored and when her neighbour asks her to investigate a suspicious suicide, Hattie’s career takes a new direction and H&H Investigations is born. During the hottest summer for years, Hattie discovers there have been three recent suicides in Hollywood and she determines to find out why. Temperatures rise as she throws herself into village life and, with mischief and shenanigans aplenty, Hattie has her work cut out. But will she establish the truth?
My thoughts – This is the first in a brand new series from Caroline James, starring the character of Hattie. Still grieving from a bereavement she moves to Cumbria, where her new neighbour informs her that the village has seen three recent suicides. Could Hattie turn her hand to detecting?
I love watching how new series take shape and I really liked this book. The characters come together well as Hattie starts to look into the suicides, and finds more than she bargained for. If, like me, you love the Agatha Raisin series, you will love this series.
However the best character of all is Drake the Duck!!
Today is my stop on the Hattie Goes to Hollywood blog tour. Many thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources for the chance to read and review.
Author Giveaway –
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