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Alex Trotter, who owns and operates Globe Trotter Travels, has had misgivings about taking a group of thirteen tourists for a week’s vacation to sparsely populated Bedford Island off the coast of Georgia.  While discounting the Norse legend that “when thirteen eat together one will soon die,” as being pure superstition, real concerns about the trip remain, including:  the dangerous wildlife on the island, the lack of manmade resources, and the lack of electronic communication and physical access to the island.

Still, Alex couldn’t have imagined the fireworks that would erupt as soon as the group gathers at the historic Grover Inn;or the inexplicable near-fatal “accidents: that occur soon afterwards.

When one of them is found murdered, everyone becomes a suspect, as hidden motives and shady pasts of the group members and the hotel employees begin to emerge.  Is hedge-fund manager Lawrence Livermore operating a Ponzi scheme that he’d be willing to kill to keep secret?  Do the nervous bird-like mannerisms of receptionist Tina Wrenn betray some guilty knowledge”  Could the murderer be the reclusive night janitor/watchman Virgil Grimm who stays in the shadows but sees all?  Or, could the murderer be one of several in the group who has been insulted, mistreated, or abused by the victim?

Although a suspect herself, Alex feels responsible to help out low-keyed Detective Arlie Tate to unravel the mystery, but is put in peril of losing her own life.

This is a whodunit in the classical tradition, with memorable characters in an isolated setting who are drawn into a multi-layered mystery, punctuated by murder.  Written more in the style of P.G. Wodehouse than Dashielle Hammett, the story is meant to amuse, entertain and keep you in suspense.

This is the first in my “Vacation to Die For” series featuring tour director and sometimes sleuth, Alex Trotter.


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