9780425282601A Dark and Stormy Murder: A Writer’s Apprentice Mystery

By Julia Buckley

July 5, 2016



An aspiring suspense novelist lands in the middle of a real crime, in the first in a captivating new series by the author of the Undercover Dish Mysteries.

 Lena London’s literary dreams are coming true—as long as she can avoid any real-life villains…

 Camilla Graham’s bestselling suspense novels inspired Lena London to become a writer, so when she lands a job as Camilla’s new assistant, she can’t believe her luck. Not only will she help her idol craft an enchanting new mystery, she’ll get to live rent-free in Camilla’s gorgeous Victorian home in the quaint town of Blue Lake, Indiana.But Lena’s fortune soon changes for the worse. First, she lands in the center of small town gossip for befriending the local recluse. Then, she stumbles across one thing that a Camilla Graham novel is never without—a dead body, found on her new boss’s lakefront property.Now Lena must take a page out of one of Camilla’s books to hunt down clues in a real crime that seems to be connected to the novelist’s mysterious estate—before the killer writes them both out of the story for good…


Praise for the A Dark and Stormy Murder 

“I can’t remember when I’ve been so enthralled in a story and its characters.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Miranda James

A Dark and Stormy Murder has it all: plenty of action, a dash of romance, and lots of heart.”— Julie Hyzy, New York Times bestselling author of the White House Chef Mysteries

“A not-to-be-missed page turner.”—Terrie Farley Moran, Agatha award–winning author of the Read ‘Em and Eat Mysteries