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‘I loved this warm, humorous and involving whodunnit with its host of engaging characters and atmospheric Scarborough settingCLARE CHASE

‘Just the heart-warming tonic readers need right now. Endearing characters, intriguing twists and one very cute canine’ HELEN COX

Meet Helen Dexter – proprietor of the Seaview Hotel, and now, with the help of her trusty greyhound Suki, amateur detective . . .


This unputdownable whodunnit is perfect for fans of Julia Chapman’s Dales Detective Agency, Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club and Betty Rowlands.

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In the charming Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough, a murder is nothing to sing about . . .


After the death of her husband Tom, Helen Dexter is contemplating her future as the now-sole proprietor of the Seaview Hotel.

There’s an offer from a hotel chain developer to consider, but also a booking from a group of twelve Elvis impersonators, a singing troupe called Twelvis. Tom loved Elvis and for Helen this is a sign that she should stay.

But the series of mysterious events which follow, suggests that the developer is not going to give up easily. Then, shortly after Twelvis arrive, one of the group disappears. His body is found floating in a lake, with his blue suede shoes missing. Could the two be connected?

With the reputation of the Seaview on the line, Helen isn’t going to wait for the murderer to strike again. With her trusty greyhound Suki by her side, she decides to find out more about her guests and who wanted to make sure this Elvis never sang again.
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What readers and reviewers are saying about Murder at the Seaview Hotel:

‘An engaging murder mystery . . . an original and amusing hook which Glenda Young skilfully uses . . . to spin some intriguing plot twistsThe Recs

‘A wholly entertaining mystery . . . a fun plot and plenty of wry humour’ 5* reader review

Keeps you guessing . . . right till the end. A fantastic read that I didn’t want to put down, beautifully written and amazing plot and characters’ 5* reader review

‘I cannot rate this cosy mystery highly enough. Wonderful characters, beautiful setting and an excellent story’ 5* reader review

‘A terrific tale’ 5* reader review

‘A fantastic start to a new series . . . definitely a book you cannot put down‘ 5* reader review

Helen and Suki return in Curtain Call at the Seaview Hotel – coming soon!

Love Glenda Young’s cosy crime? Don’t miss her acclaimed Ryhope-set sagas, Belle of the Back Streets, The Tuppenny Child, Pearl of Pit Lane, The Girl with the Scarlet Ribbon, The Paper Mill Girl and The Miner’s Lass.

Reviews

In the world of historical saga writers, there's a brand new voice
My Weekly
I really enjoyed Glenda's novel. It's well researched and well written and I found myself caring about her characters
Rosie Goodwin
Will resonate with saga readers everywhere...a wonderful, uplifting story
Nancy Revell
All the ingredients for a perfect saga and I loved Meg; she's such a strong and believable character. A fantastic debut
Emma Hornby
Glenda has an exceptionally keen eye for domestic detail which brings this local community to vivid, colourful life and Meg is a likeable, loving heroine for whom the reader roots from start to finish
Jenny Holmes
I found it difficult to believe that this was a debut novel, as "brilliant" was the word in my mind when I reached the end. I enjoyed it enormously, being totally absorbed from the first page. I found it extremely well written, and having always loved sagas, one of the best I've read
Margaret Kaine