The Whitstable pearl mystery

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Pearl Nolan always wanted to be a detective but life, and a teenage pregnancy, got in the way of a police career and instead she built up a successful seafood restaurant in her coastal home town of Whitstable - famous for its native oysters. Now, at 39, and with son Charlie away at university, Pearl finds herself suffering from empty nest syndrome ... until she discovers the drowned body of local oyster fisherman Vinnie Rowe, weighted down with an anchor chain, on the eve of Whitstable's annual oyster festival. Is it a tragic accident, suicide - or murder? Pearl seizes the opportunity to prove her detection skills and discover the truth but she soon finds herself in conflict with Canterbury city police detective, Chief Inspector Mike McGuire. Then another body is discovered - and Pearl finds herself trawling the past for clues, triggering memories of another emotional summer more than twenty years ago...
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seriesWhitstable Pearl mysteries
series_with_volumeWhitstable Pearl mysteries|1
subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Police -- England -- Canterbury -- Fiction
Restaurateurs -- England -- Whitstable -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Whitstable (England) -- Fiction
title_displayThe Whitstable pearl mystery
title_fullThe Whitstable pearl mystery / Julie Wassmer
title_shortThe Whitstable pearl mystery
topic_facetInvestigation
Murder
Police
Restaurateurs