Beach Vacations Can Be Murder

It happens all the time. You're on vacation, relaxing on the pristine sands of your favorite beach, sipping a Mai Tai, when ANOTHER body washes ashore. Thank goodness you're an amateur (or professional) sleuth who will not only usurp local police powers whenever you can, but will become personally embroiled in a life and death struggle before you singlehandedly solve this murder! Still, maybe next year you'll go to the mountains....

Don't Turn Your Back on the Ocean

By Janet Dawson

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Beautiful Ariel Logan was last seen quarreling with her boyfriend outside a Monterey pub. Now she lies dead on a California beach. An autopsy reveals that Ariel's death is no accidental drowning, but a cold-blooded killing. Vacationing private investigator Jeri Howard has more than professional interest in the case: Ariel's boyfriend, the prime suspect, is Jeri's rowdy cousin, Bobby Ravella.

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Death at Rottingdean

By Robin Paige

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For Kathryn Ardleigh and her newly Lorded husband Charles, a seaside holiday in Rottingdean is a needed rest. The cozy hamlet is built on a labyrinth of hundred-year-old tunnels that once were used by smugglers. But when a coast guard's body is found on the beach, the town is suspected of plying its illicit trades of the past. And with the help of a young writer named Rudyard Kipling, they're about to discover something rotten in Rottingdean....
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Dead in the Water

By Stuart Woods

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Stone Barrington is back, and this time it will take all of the savvy New York investigator/lawyer's wits to stay afloat in this exciting, fast-paced tale of Caribbean island intrigue. The vacationing Barrington becomes embroiled in the local trial of beautiful young Allison Manning, who is about to be convicted of murder in the mysterious disappearance of her wealthy husband.

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Cruising for Murder

By Susan Sussman

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Aspiring Chicago actress Morgan Taylor sails back into the role of amateur sleuth as she does a friend a favor by replacing a last-minute deserter in a cruise ship's entertainment cast. It's only after she meets the ship in Miami that Morgan learns her predecessor was murdered.

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