A Quarter Past Dead by TP Fielden
It’s the late 1950s in tranquil Temple Regis, Devon.
For holidaymakers it’s a glorious time of breathtaking scenery, picnics on beaches, and flocks of tourists on their summertime holidays.
But for Miss Judy Dimont, this is all a trifle dull. As a reporter for local rag, The Riviera Express, she needs scandal and intrigue – and one morning, as the clock strikes the quarter hour, she gets it. A woman has been shot dead in one of Buntorama’s upmarket holiday huts, the toffee-nosed rival hotelier next door is rubbing his hands with glee, and Judy and her trusty moped Herbert are off like a shot to survey the scene of the crime.
But nobody can tell her who the dead girl is and there’s no clear motive. To have a story to write, Judy must solve the case – and the intrepid Miss Dimont will leave no pebble unturned until the truth is out!
‘A fabulously satisfying addition to the canon of vintage crime’ DAILY EXPRESS
‘A delicious adventure’ DAILY MAIL on The Riviera Express
‘One of the best in the genre’ THE SUN
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