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The Corpse with the Diamond Hand

by (author) Cathy Ace

TouchWood Editions
Initial publish date
Oct 2015
General, Women Sleuths
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    Publish Date
    Oct 2015
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    Publish Date
    Oct 2015
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The sixth instalment in the Cait Morgan mystery series, a classic whodunit featuring an eccentric and funny female sleuth set on a Hawaiian cruise ship.

Cait and Bud have set sail on a romantic and worry-free Hawaiian honeymoon cruise, but when a man drops dead at their card table, Cait can’t help but lend her expertise. The sudden death appears to have been from natural causes, but Cait suspects something sinister, and with only two days left at sea—and thousands of possible suspects—she and Bud join the head of security in an investigation. However, the unique circumstances of an at-sea investigation mean their involvement cannot be official, and Cait must lean on her charm to conduct her own covert interviews.

The case of The Corpse with the Diamond Hand will have you marvelling at Cait’s cleverness as she brings yet another murderer to justice.

About the author

Welsh Canadian mystery author Cathy Ace is the creator of the Cait Morgan Mysteries, which include The Corpse with the Silver Tongue, The Corpse with the Golden Nose, The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb, and The Corpse with the Platinum Hair. Born, raised, and educated in Wales, Cathy enjoyed a successful career in marketing and training across Europe, before immigrating to Vancouver, Canada, where she taught on MBA and undergraduate marketing programs at various universities. Her eclectic tastes in art, music, food, and drink have been developed during her decades of extensive travel, which she continues whenever possible. Now a full-time author, Cathy's short stories have appeared in multiple anthologies, as well as on BBC Radio 4. She and her husband are keen gardeners, who enjoy being helped out around their acreage by their green-pawed Labradors. Cathy's website can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AceCathy.

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Editorial Reviews

"A delight for fans of the classic mystery … Cait Morgan, with her reading cheats, short legs, and too-tight formal gown along with her new husband make a pair of believable and very real sleuths." —Vicky Delany, national bestselling author of the Lighthouse Library mystery series

"Cathy Ace crafts a good, well plotted tale." —MysteriesEtc blog

"There are so many suspects and motives, so many possibilities ... I would recommend The Corpse with the Diamond Hand for all readers who want to travel into the mystery of murder on the high seas." —Fundinmental blog

Want to know how Cait Morgan's day began just before she encountered The Corpse with the Diamond Hand? Check out this exclusive prequel on Dru's Books Musings.

"Brilliant writing, Cathy Ace. Those looking for an interesting, funny, intelligent mystery series need look no further." —Bubble Bath Books blog

"A fun, mind-provoking cozy mystery" —Nadaness in Motion blog

"Cathy Ace has a wonderful gift for writing a smart mystery that keeps me guessing throughout. This is one of those books that once you pick it up, you won’t want to put it down." —Brooke Blogs

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