The Tapestry Bag

The first book in a popular mystery series, set in 1960s Sussex

A hit and run accident results in a death and turns a quiet seaside town into a place of fear and suspicion.

On the first year anniversary of Joel’s death, his girlfriend, Zara, goes missing. Is Zara in danger?  Is she still alive?  What really happened to Joel and who is to blame?

In the quiet seaside town of Tamarisk Bay, the police appear to be doing little to find Zara.  Her friend Janie decides to make it her mission to track her down.   It’s the ‘swinging sixties’ and Janie fears that Zara may be mixed up with drugs, alcohol, or worse.  As Janie explores the strange circumstances of Zara’s disappearance, she starts to question the truth about Joel’s death.

Janie runs the mobile library and has a passion for crime fiction, especially Agatha Christie.  Can Poirot help Janie solve the mystery of Zara’s disappearance? As she looks for clues Janie comes across some unsavoury characters who each have a reason for wanting Joel dead.  Can she untangle the web of lies and find out the truth?
If you love Agatha Christie style twists and turns, you will love this Sussex Crime series.

Also available as an audiobook.

Also available as an Italian edition – La Borsa Ricamata!

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