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Monday, October 18, 2021

A Death at Candlewick Castle by Emma Jameson (Book No. 2 in series)

The setting of a book and the geography also contributes much to the pleasure of reading, especially if you are not from the area, live in a totally different type of environment. Having a book set in Cornwall and the Scilly Isles brings to the overseas reader another glimpse of Britain - a most idyllic one here in this story. The story of a cozy mystery murder set in such surroundings, with an unofficial sleuth on hand and her band of friends adds to the piquancy of the read. When one body is found, and questions raised and he is found to be not such a nice guy after all the suspicions start pointing all ways and when another body is discovered Jem knows she has to get cracking with the clues before the bodies start piling up. Very pleasant reading from this author whom I discovered through another series by her. Sent by Bookouture for an independent review, courtesy of Netgalley

4 comments:

Mary (Bookfan) said...

I love a Cornwall setting.

Katherine P said...

Cornwall is one of my absolute favorite settings and this sounds really good!

jenclair said...

Love Cornwall! Any book set in the area interests me. :)

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

This sounds very good and I love when setting adds much enjoyment to my reads just like well-rounded characters.