Release date - 5th September 2017
Book length - 245 pages
Publisher - www.bloodhoundbooks.com
Book Depository - www.bookdepository.com
Amazon UK - www.amazon.co.uk
Amazon US - www.amazon.com
ABOUT THE BOOK
A gripping new mystery you won't be able to put down
When a girl goes missing on board of an ocean liner, only one person is convinced that the disappearance is no accident.
Alyssa has found herself with a group of impoverished girls who are embarking from
Australia to Canada in the hope of marriage. As the daughter of a senior official, Alyssa doesn’t share this goal. She hopes to return to England via Canada.
But the girls all share one problem. Their presence on the ship is not know to many of its passengers but their worlds collide when one of the gentlemen discovers them. Then Emma, one of the intended brides, goes missing. Alyssa is convinced the disappearance is no accident, and will risk her own life to search for the killer.
What happened to Emma? Is there a murderer on board the ship?
Alyssa is about to discover that there is more to her voyage than she bargained for.
The Case of the Missing Bride is gripping stunning fiction novel you won't be able to put down!
THE CASE OF THE MISSING BRIDE by Carmen Radtke is a gripping and evolving story that slowly draws you into the past and holds you hostage until the very last line.
It is the 1860's and a group of young women find themselves on board an ocean liner making its way to Canada, where the women will become brides in the hopes of having a new life. But not everyone knows of their presence on the ship, and when one of the girls disappears, they are all shocked as to what could have happened to her.
Alyssa is set apart from the girls as she is more upper class and has no intention of becoming a bride but rather intends to travel on to England in search of a relative. But when it becomes clear that one of the women is missing, she is determined to uncover the truth, no matter how dangerous it may be...
THE CASE OF THE MISSING BRIDE by Carmen Radtke is historical fiction with a dash of mystery and I really enjoyed this steadily paced, elegantly written story that transported me back in time. Alyssa is a complex and likeable character who is so caring and considerate, but also unafraid of speaking her mind and doing what she must to find the truth, and I loved this about her. All in all, this is a very enjoyable read and I look forward to reading more from this author.
Carmen has spent most of her life with ink on her fingers and a dangerously high pile of books and newspapers by her side.
She has worked as a newspaper reporter on two continents and always dreamt of becoming a novelist and screenwriter.
When she found herself crouched under her dining table, typing away on a novel between two earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, she realised she was hooked for life.
The shaken but stirring novel made it to the longlist of the Mslexia competition, and her next book and first mystery, The Case Of The Missing Bride, was a finalist in the Malice Domestic competition in a year without a winner.
Carmen was born in Hamburg, Germany, but had planned on emigrating since she was five years old. She first moved to New Zealand and now lives in York, UK, with her daughter, cat, and sometimes her seafaring husband comes home.
For more information:
Twitter - twitter.com/CarmenRadtke1
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*I want to thank Sarah from Bloodhound Books, and the author Carmen Radtke, for the opportunity to review this book and take part in this blog tour.
Hi fellow bookworms. My name is Linda and I'm a reviewer & blogger from Ireland. Oh and also a wife and mother!
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