Deadly Start

Deadly Start

Starting over has never been more dangerous...
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A lovely mystery story which keeps you guessing, set in an amazingly beautiful part of the world. The characters are amazing and beautifully written. This is my first book I have read of Phillips Nefri Clark and it certainly won't be the last.
DS Jones
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A great mystery read, full of small community happenings. AJReads

Starting over has never been more dangerous...

Charlotte loves her new job at Rosie's bookshop in the small town of Kingfisher Falls. One day she will buy the bookshop but for now she's content to learn the ropes and forget her troubled past. Even the snobby book club ladies can't dampen her spirits.

A strange series of crimes casts suspicion on all the wrong people... Charlotte for one. But as prominent members of the town point fingers at a struggling local family, Charlotte can't stand back and watch. She begins her own investigation and Rosie is more than happy to help.

With the community divided and criminals on the loose, the annual Christmas Eve street party is about to change lives forever, and Charlotte is the only one who can prevent a disaster. So much for keeping her head down.

The Charlotte Dean Mysteries are from the author of The Stationmaster's Cottage. Set amongst Victoria's beautiful Macedon Ranges featuring a quirky cast of characters and a dash of danger, they are small town mysteries with a unique Australian twist.

NEW TITLE AND COVER. Same great story.

Reading order:
Deadly Start (formerly called The Christmas Tree Thief)
Deadly Falls
Deadly Secrets
Deadly Past
The Giving Tree

Author's note: The Charlotte Dean Mysteries are linked to the River's End series by Charlotte. She first appeared in Jasmine Sea, stayed for The Secrets of Palmerston House, then moved to Kingfisher Falls. It is not necessary to read these first, but will add to her backstory. Please visit my Amazon Author page to find all my books.

Release date: December 3, 2019

Publisher: Phillipa Nefri Clark

Print pages: 237

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