“When you think that life cannot get better, Blake Pierce comes up with another masterpiece of thriller and mystery! This book is full of twists, and the end brings a surprising revelation. Strongly recommended for the permanent library of any reader who enjoys a very well-written thriller.”
--Books and Movie Reviews (re Almost Gone)
MISFORTUNE (AND GOUDA) is book #4 in a charming new cozy mystery series by #1 bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose Once Gone has over 1,500 five-star reviews. The series begins with MURDER (AND BAKLAVA)—BOOK #1.
When London Rose, 33, is proposed to by her long-time boyfriend, she realizes she is facing a stable, predictable, pre-determined (and passionless) life. She freaks out and runs the other way—accepting instead a job across the Atlantic, as a tour-guide on a high-end European cruise line that travels through a country a day. London is searching for a more romantic, unscripted and exciting life that she feels sure exists out there somewhere.
London is elated: the European river towns are small, historic and charming. She gets to see a new port every night, gets to sample an endless array of new cuisine and meet a stream of interesting people. It is a traveler’s dream, and it is anything but predictable.
In Book #4, MISFORTUNE (AND GOUDA), they cruise into Amsterdam, the land of Van Gogh, with its gorgeous canals, flower-filled fields and exquisite cuisine. But when London discovers a dead body floating in a canal, she, the only suspect, must clear her name. A baffling mystery ensues, taking London all the way from the world of Dutch museums to the murky streets of its Red Light district.
Laugh-out-loud funny, romantic, endearing, rife with new sights, culture and food, THE EUROPEAN VOYAGE cozy series offers a fun and suspenseful trip through the heart of Europe, anchored in an intriguing mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat and guessing until the very last page.
Books #5, CALAMITY (AND A DANISH), and #6, MAYHEM (AND HERRING), are now also available!
A Cozy Travel Murder Mystery
A good book need to check all the boxes. A good storyline, good characters and that extra little bit that makes you want to keep reading it. This series has done just that! This book has a strong female protagonist who finds herself in trouble at every port. And as she ends up causing delays and problems she still ends up a heroine.The best part is the description of the countries and many of their landmarks it almost makes you feel lake you have been there. Kudos to the author. I received a complimentary copy of this book in return for my review.