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Danger at the Cove: An Island Sisters Mystery (The Island Sisters #2) (Hardcover)

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In Danger at the Cove, the second book in a delightful cozy series by Hannah Dennison a surprise visitor makes an appearance on the island—and murder ensues.

Renovations on Tregarrick Rock Hotel are coming along, and Evie Mead thinks they just might be done by opening day. Then one of her sister Margot’s old Hollywood friends, Louise, arrives unannounced—and expecting VIP treatment.

Evie has half a mind to tell Louise to find other accommodations, but Margot pleads with Evie, saying that Louise—despite her upbeat and demanding attitude—is grieving her recently deceased husband. Evie pities her, and besides, the sisters need help. A simple rewiring project has resulted in a major overhaul of the hotel, and they’re way over budget. The small life insurance policy left to Evie by her own husband is gone, and they are desperate for funds. Margot believes that Louise, a marketing guru, can put the hotel on the map and give it the boost it needs.

But when a member of the hotel staff is found dead, and then another murder follows, the sisters’ plans crumble before their eyes. Who would do such a thing—and why? In a rollicking adventure involving a shipwreck filled with buried treasure, a dashing and mysterious Australian named Randy, and old rivalries stretching back to far before Evie and Margot ever set foot on the island, it’s all hands on deck to find the killer—and save the hotel.

About the Author


HANNAH DENNISON was born and raised in Hampshire but spent more than two decades living in California. She has been an obituary reporter, antique dealer, private jet flight attendant and Hollywood story analyst. Hannah continues to teach online mystery writing workshops for the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program in Los Angeles. In addition to the Island Sisters series, Hannah writes the Honeychurch Hall Mysteries and the Vicky Hill Mysteries both set in the wilds of the Devonshire countryside where she now lives with her two high-spirited Hungarian Vizslas.

Praise For…


"Delightfully fun." —Woman's World (Best New Books)

"Sprightly...sure to please cozy fans." —Publishers Weekly

"Adventure blooms...[A] novel setting pushes this cozy to offer unexpected pleasures." —Kirkus Reviews

Praise for
Death at High Tide:

"Brimming with adventure, humor, and danger galore." —Woman's World (Best New Books)

"An intriguing yarn filled with secrets and sins, including false identities, covert relationships, adultery, greed and theft. With a dollop of whimsy, a cast of eccentrics and an intricate puzzle, Death at High Tide will sweep you away with its sly charm, its wicked wit and its artful trickery." —The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

"Winning...Two murders and a high tide cutting off the police heighten the suspense. Intriguing characters and an intricate plot lift this twist on Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. Cozy fans will look forward to further skullduggery on Tregarrick." —Publishers Weekly

"Thrilling....Vividly described setting, effective plot twists, and a strong portrayal of sisterly love distinguish this 'locked island' mystery." —Booklist

"Death at High Tide took me away to a new and beautiful place. I have no idea when I'll get a chance to travel to the Scilly Isles, but in the meantime, I'm definitely going to enjoy this series set there." —Donna Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of the Meg Langslow series

"A blend of all my favorite things: the Scilly Isles...the joys and trials of sisterhood, fun characters and of course Hannah Dennison’s witty prose. If you love Doc Martin, this is for you! A complete delight." —Rhys Bowen, New York Times bestselling author

"A delightful new mystery series featuring a truly unique setting, wonderfully eccentric characters, a thoroughly intriguing plot, and the most fascinating cat in the world. Do not miss this fast-paced, funny, and charming mystery from a true master of the genre!" —Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author

"Charm. Chuckles. Chills. Hannah Dennison's delightful Death at High Tide is another sparkling entertainment by Britain's Mistress of Mystery." —Carolyn Hart, bestselling author of the Death on Demand and Bailey Ruth series

"Hannah Dennison is a master of the cozy mystery. With her charm and humor, she creates characters you want to know forever and stories you won’t forget. Death at High Tide is a pure delight—the British island scenery will capture your imagination, and sisters Evie and Margot will make you laugh out loud even as they solve a mysterious murder." —Paige Shelton, New York Times bestselling author

"Christie lives! A deliciously Golden-Age setting, a deftly handled cast of shady characters, a beguiling heroine and side-kick, and a beautifully nested plot full of puzzles—the Island Sisters series opens with a bang."
—Catriona McPherson, multi-award-winning and national bestselling author of Go to My Grave

"Equally atmospheric and classic. The lonely Isles of Scilly off the Cornish coast provide the perfect backdrop for murder. I felt like I was transported to the moody, remote island with its sea tractor, crumbling lighthouse, and sinister cast of quirky suspects stranded together in a dilapidated hotel on the archipelago. With notes of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and touches of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society and The Durrells in Corfu, I was completely captivated by Dennison’s cleverly crafted plot, well-developed characters, and masterful take on England’s sub-tropical paradise." —Ellie Alexander, author of the Bakeshop Mystery series and Sloan Kraus Mystery series

"A fabulous read! Hannah Dennison’s Death at High Tide will transport you to wild and beautiful Tregarrick Rock, where you’ll find eccentric inhabitants, murder, and great fun." —Marty Wingate, USA Today bestselling author of the First Edition Library mysteries


Product Details
ISBN: 9781250194503
ISBN-10: 1250194504
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: August 17th, 2021
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: The Island Sisters