A Meditation On Murder - A Death in Paradise Mystery Book 1 (Paperback)
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A Meditation On Murder - A Death in Paradise Mystery Book 1 (Paperback)

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An original story from the creator and writer of the hit BBC One TV series, Death in Paradise, featuring on-screen favourite detective, DI Richard Poole.

Enhance your enjoyment of the series as, for the first time, Robert Thorogood brings the characters to life on the page in an all-new locked-room mystery.

Aslan Kennedy has an idyllic life: leader of a spiritual retreat for wealthy holidaymakers on one of the Caribbean's most unspoilt islands, Saint Marie. Until he's murdered, that is. The case seems open and shut: when Aslan was killed he was inside a locked room with only five other people, one of whom has already confessed to the murder.

Detective Inspector Richard Poole is hot, bothered, and fed up with talking to witnesses who'd rather discuss his 'aura' than their whereabouts at the time of the murder. But he also knows that the facts of the case don't quite stack up. In fact, he's convinced that the person who's just confessed to the murder is the one person who couldn't have done it. Determined to track down the real killer, DI Poole is soon on the trail, and no stone will be left unturned.

A must read for fans of the TV series and Agatha Christie crime classics featuring Marple and Poirot.

Praise for Robert Thorogood:

'Very funny and dark with great pace. I love Robert Thorogood's writing'
Peter James

'This second DEATH IN PARADISE NOVEL is a gem'
DAILY EXPRESS
'Deftly entertaining ... satisfyingly pushes all the requisite Agatha Christie-style buttons'
Barry Forshaw, THE INDEPENDENT

'For fans of Agatha Christie'
MAIL ON SUNDAY

'A treat.'
RADIO TIMES
'This brilliantly crafted, hugely enjoyable and suitably goosebump-inducing novel is an utter delight from start to finish'
HEAT

'Plenty of red herrings and twists to keep readers guessing' DAILY EXPRESS

'Fans will enjoy returning to DI Richard Poole... just switch off and relax'
LOVE READING

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781848453715
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Praise for Death in Paradise

'Thorogood's classic crime novel is laced with tongue-in-cheek humour and outlandish plot twists. Readers will love this gentle, quirky crime thriller' - Lincolnshire Echo

'Fans of the series will relish... plenty of red herrings and twists to keep readers guessing until the Agatha Christie style showdown' - Daily Express

'Fans of the Agatha Christie style BBC drama Death in Paradise will enjoy' - Mail on Sunday

'Sun, sea and suspense: If you like a classic whodunnit, and tropical settings, you won't want to miss Death in Paradise' - Daily Mail

'Death in Paradise feels like a little ray of sunshine' - Mirror

'Fans will enjoy returning to DI Richard Poole... just switch off and relax' - Love Reading
'Death In Paradise fans rejoice! Detective Inspector Richard Poole is making a comeback....just not on television.' - TV Wise

'Fans of the show who are missing DI Richard Poole have another chance to spend some quality time with him thanks to "A Meditation on Murder". It was an absolute delight from start to finish.' - Entertainment Outlook

'A treat'- Radio Times ''This brilliant whodunnit is based on the BBC One drama Death in Paradise' - Woman

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I used up my precious gift card to buy this book, and I can tell you, it was worth it!

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