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A Fatal Encounter in Tuscany

Vivian Conroy



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01 April 2024
Agatha Christie meets Julie Caplin in this exciting new cosy crime series that captures the glamour of the 1930s with the gorgeous escapist destinations!

An escape to Tuscany An unexpected invitation A murder at midnight…

When novice detective Atalanta Ashford is whisked away to Italy by her friend, race car driver Raoul Lemont, she anticipates a happy holiday under the Tuscan sun. But a chance meeting on the Orient Express with Italian heiress Catharina Lanetti leads to a party invitation…and front row seats for a mysterious murder!

With their new friend under suspicion Atalanta and Raoul set to work trying to discover who really murdered Catharina’s father. But with more than half a dozen suspects – all with compelling motive – Atalanta may just be facing her toughest case yet!

Look out for more Miss Ashford mysteries and get your passports ready as you travel with her to some of the most sought-after destinations on the continent… Book 1: Mystery in Provence Book 2: Last Seen in Santorini Book 3: A Fatal Encounter in Tuscany Book 4: Last Dance in Salzburg

Readers are loving A Fatal Encounter in Tuscany:

‘A lovely cosy crime story set in Tuscany – all gorgeous landscapes and beautiful light.’

‘A great mystery and fast read! ’

‘Orient Express, 1930, amateur-sleuth, cozy-mystery, race-car-driver, country-estate, inheritance, family-dynamics, family-drama, family-business, murder, murder-investigation, secrets, lies…’

‘So much vintage goodness!’

‘Likeable characters, excellent storytelling, and an interesting murder mystery to keep one guessing till the end.’

Imprint:   HARPER360
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   Book 3
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   240g
ISBN:   9780008549329
ISBN 10:   000854932X
Series:   Miss Ashford Investigates
Pages:   368
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Vivian Conroy is a multi-published mystery author with 25+ contracted titles. Away from writing, she enjoys hiking, crafting and spending too much time on Twitter where readers can connect with her under @VivWrites.

Reviews for A Fatal Encounter in Tuscany

Reader reviews for Vivian Conroy: ‘A good old-fashioned whodunit’ ‘Vivian most definitely did not disappoint’ ‘Engaging, well written, and entertaining’ ‘Fantastic stories’ ‘If you like a really good mystery on a par with Christie then this is for you’

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