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

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“A Very British Murder (In the Caribbean)”

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

I am a big fan of the BBC show from which this is based, and A Meditation on Murder starts very similarly to a Death in Paradise... More

Hardback edition
4th May 2015
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“ADHD TV”

UK-folk will be familiar with televised beg-fest Dragons’ Den wherein impoverished serfs pirouette for unimpressed millionaires in the hope that someone will invest in their business idea. When Sheila is offered... More

Hardback edition
1 similar book recommended
22nd February 2015
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“Death in Paradise.”

Book bought for Mother to read so have not read it yet. If it is as good as Robert Thorogood's other Death in Paradise novel, it should be very enjoyable. If you are a fan of the TV series I would definitely... More

Paperback edition
26th October 2016
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