HELL'S HALF ACRE

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Pub Date 11 May 2021 | Archive Date 28 May 2021

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AN ADDICTIVE MUST-READ WHODUNNIT FROM THE NEWEST TALENT IN CRIME FICTION

One for betrayal.
Two for revenge.
Three for murder.

Andrea “Andi” Silvers is doing everything she can to avoid dealing with getting shot during a murder investigation. Her boss at the Coffin Cove Gazette keeps telling her to take it easy. But Andi’s best coping mechanism is to follow her next lead.

She agrees to investigate the disappearance of the former mayor’s son, Ricky Havers. And leaps at the chance to interview the new mayor.

The police have made no effort to find Ricky. But Andi promises his mother she’ll find out what happened to him.

Then, in the middle of Andi’s interview with the new mayor, she learns that two dead bodies have been discovered, discarded in an abandoned chapel.

One of them is Ricky’s.

The more Andi digs, the more she’s sure she’s on to something. The new mayor is covering something up, while the old mayor’s corrupt dealings are coming back to haunt him.

Then a belly dancing night, to mark the start of the Coffin Cove festival, takes a deadly turn.

Discover a web of murder and mystery laced with humour and a thread of romance in this fast-paced whodunnit set on the gorgeous coast of Western Canada.

Fans of Joy Ellis, L.J. Ross, Peter Robinson, Thomas King, Louise Penny and Shari Lapena will devour this mesmerizing crime thriller.

WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT JACKIE ELLIOTT:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “The best crime thriller I have read in a very long time. In fact, as near perfect as any novel in the genre I have ever read. I can't praise this book enough. It was an absolute pleasure to read. A stunning debut.” Robin

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I couldn’t put this book down. This story kept me guessing until the end!” Kerry

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "There are many twists to the plot that it is impossible to see where the story is going." Janet

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "What a debut! It’s hard to believe that this stunning, complicated mystery is a the first in a series." Kathleen

MEET ANDI SILVERS
Andrea “Andi” Silvers is an investigative journalist in her late thirties. She is driven to uncover mysteries and expose truths. She’s attracted to local fisherman Harry Brown, and he’s interested in her, but he won’t engage in a casual relationship. It’s all or nothing for him.

THE SETTING
Coffin Cove is a town of contradictions. It was once a thriving community on Canada’s beautiful Pacific coast, surrounded by spectacular nature. But the town’s stunning ocean front is marred by an ugly pulp mill and abandoned fish plant. Fiercely close-knit, kindness and community spirit are hindered by suspicion and mistrust of outsiders.

COFFIN COVE MYSTERIES
Book 1: COFFIN COVE
Book 2: HELL’S HALF ACRE

AN ADDICTIVE MUST-READ WHODUNNIT FROM THE NEWEST TALENT IN CRIME FICTION

One for betrayal.
Two for revenge.
Three for murder.

Andrea “Andi” Silvers is doing everything she can to avoid dealing with...


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