NEW A Fun Festive Cozy Mystery

Christmas cheer abounds and snow falls all around as our sexagenarian amateur detectives and their lovable canine overlord snuggle down next to warm fires, puzzling over twists and turns a-plenty, enjoying songs, humour and friendships old and new

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The Homeswappers – A New  Travel Mystery Series

Some people dream of a gentle retirement enjoying crochet or cricket, but for two sexagenarians, a more cadaverous future awaits…

Dora and Etta are retired teachers, who travel European small towns with their Fiat 500 homeswapping their way through places.  On their first homeswap in fairy-tailish Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber, they meet Napoleon, a Basset Hound with an attitude, whether or not he will join the travellers is not that granted.

A Murder Mystery Week-End in Sunny Calabria? A dream come true… or maybe not?

And Then There Were Bones 

This book is the prequel to the series “An Italian Village Mystery” and it’s exclusive to the subscribers to the Maratea Murder Club.

A Murder Mystery along the lines of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None.

When feisty travel writer, Giò Brando, receives an invitation to join her long-time friend on an island in Calabria for a Murder Mystery weekend, she is excited by the prospect.

To run away from the grey London weather for a while; to escape her stubborn fiancé (…)

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Adriana Licio 

Adriana Licio spent 6 years of her life in beloved Scotland, and never recovered.

She lives in Southern Italy, and whenever she can she rushes to Maratea, the sea-town where her first cozy mystery series is set…

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Cozy Mysteries with an Italian Flair

I live in Basilicata, a small region in Southern Italy. As a child we used to go to Maratea, a quaint seatown immersed in a dramatic landscape.

My readings under the sun were mostly Agatha Christie mysteries.

No wonder that when I decided to write my cozy mystery series, my story would start along this very road, where I drove countless times, without ever taking for granted the marvel of it all…

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NEW RELEASE in An Italian Village Mystery Series

Peril At The Pellicano Hotel 

A group of wordsmiths, a remote hotel. Outside, the winds howl and the seas rage. But the real danger lurks within.

Peril at the Pellicano Hotel is the fourth book in the “An Italian Village Mystery”  series.

Fans of cosy mysteries everywhere are invited to help Giò solve her latest delightfully dramatic case, unfolding against the stunning backdrop of the southern Italian coastline.

That is, if you dare.

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