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Head of Zeus
Death Comes to the Costa del Sol
Death Comes to the Costa del Sol by M.H. Eccleston
 Astrid Swift, 3

Amateur sleuth Astrid Swift swaps the sporting summer in England for a British expat enclave in Spain, where everyone has a secret reason for leaving the UK.

The sunniest days, the deadliest nights.

Amidst the sun and sangria, something sinister is lurking in the Spanish port town of Estepona. A world-famous restaurant has been the victim of a robbery, and in its wake, this sleepy seaside enclave finds itself rattled by a poison-pen campaign that is teasing out its residents' secrets on social media.

Astrid Swift is called to investigate, but with priceless art gone missing – and her own father insistent that his life is under threat – can she piece together the puzzle before it's too late for both the town and her father?

Praise for the Astrid Swift mysteries:

'I romped through The Trust... A cosy debut set in a house brimming with secrets... An enchanting murder mystery.' Janice Hallett, author of The Appeal
'Macabre murders, quirky characters and delightful settings combine in a way that would make Midsomer proud.' Crime Fiction Lover
'A feisty heroine, an ingenious plot and a cast of quirky characters... A cozy crime to savour.' Merryn Allingham, author of The Bookshop Murder
'Intelligent and gently humorous, with a suitably eccentric cast of characters.' M.S. Morris, author of the Bridget Hart books

Head of Zeus -- an Aries Book * Crime Fiction
13 Apr 2023 * 352pp * £20 * 9781803287218
REVIEWS
PRAISE FOR THE TRUST:

'I romped through The Trust... A cosy debut set in a house brimming with secrets... An enchanting murder mystery' Janice Hallett, author of The Appeal.

'Intelligent and gently humorous, with a suitably eccentric cast of characters' M S Morris.

'A feisty heroine, an ingenious plot and a cast of quirky characters that soon feel like your best friends make The Trust a cozy crime to savour' Merryn Allingham.

'Macabre murders, quirky characters and delightful settings combine in a way that would make Midsomer proud'
 Crime Fiction Lover
ALSO IN THE SERIES
The Trust
Death on the Isle
Author
M.H. Eccleston
M.H. Eccleston
M.H. Eccleston has had a fairly meandering career – starting out as a radio presenter for the BBC, then staying at the Beeb as a journalist and producer for six years. After that, it's a bit of a blur – he spent a couple of decades, at least, freelancing as a foreign correspondent, TV presenter, voice-over artist and film critic. For the last few years he's been a full-time screenwriter and now novelist. He lives in Ealing with his family, which is ruled by a mischievous Frenchie called George.
ALSO BY M.H. Eccleston
The Trust
Death on the Isle
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