Death by Windmill: A Mother's Day Murder in Amsterdam

Death by Windmill: A Mother's Day Murder in Amsterdam

by Jennifer S. Alderson

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Overview

A Mother's Day trip to the Netherlands turns deadly when a guest plummets from a windmill. Was it an accident or a murder? For Lana Hansen, the answer will mean freedom or imprisonment for someone close to her...

Wanderlust Tours guide Lana Hansen and her mother, Gillian, haven't seen eye to eye in over a decade, ever since Lana was wrongly fired from her job as an investigative reporter. So when Lana's boss invites Gillian to join her upcoming Mother's Day tour to the Netherlands, Lana is less than pleased.

What could be worse than spending ten days with her estranged mother? Lana is about to find out...

The tour begins on a high note when the majority of guests bond during their visit to the Keukenhof flower gardens and a cruise around the picturesque canals of Amsterdam.

Despite her initial reservations, Lana thinks this might be the best group she had ever led. Until she discovers one of her guests - a recent retiree named Priscilla - is the person who destroyed her career in journalism.

All Lana can see is red. But circumstances dictate that she figure out a way to lead the tour, make peace with her mother, and not murder her guest. She doesn't know whether she can handle the pressure.

Lana needn't worry. Shortly after their fight, Priscilla falls off the balcony of a historic windmill at Zaanse Schans. Was she pushed or simply careless? The investigating officers suspect murder - and topping their suspect list is Lana's mom!

Can Lana save Gillian? Or will her mother end up spending the rest of her days in a Dutch prison?



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789083001173
Publisher: Traveling Life Press
Publication date: 05/20/2020
Series: Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery , #3
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 349,102
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Jennifer S. Alderson is the author of the Zelda Richardson Mystery series and Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mysteries. She was born in San Francisco, raised in Seattle, and currently lives in Amsterdam. After traveling extensively around Asia, Oceania, and Central America, she moved to Darwin, Australia, before finally settling in the Netherlands. Her background in journalism, multimedia development, and art history enriches her novels. When not writing, she can be found in a museum, biking around Amsterdam, or enjoying a coffee along the canal while planning her next research trip.

Table of Contents

Dedication

1 Mothers and Daughters

2 Surprise at the Check-In Counter

3 Barbs and Accusations

4 Switching Rooms

5 Cruising the Canals of Amsterdam

6 Combining Work With Pleasure

7 A High Tea Fit for a Queen

8 Museum of Bags and Purses

9 No Time to Sightsee

10 Floating Flower Market

11 Truth Time

12 Venice of the North

13 Sailing Through Giethoorn

14 A Late Night Argument

15 The Tour Must Go On

16 The Windmills of Zaanse Schans

17 Terrorists and Bomb Scares

18 The Truth Will Come Out

19 Lessons in Forgiveness

20 Don't Give Up

21 Journalist Vindicated?

22 Keukenhof Gardens

23 No Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

24 A Living Rainbow

25 The Other Miss Hansen

26 In Need of Legal Advice

27 Finding Love in Unexpected Places

28 Lies and Conjecture

29 It's All a Blur

30 Conclusive Proof

31 Checking the Facts

32 Making a To-Do List

33 Agatha Christie on the Rocks

34 Who Gains the Most?

35 Threatening Letters

36 Jeremy Gets in Touch

37 Screaming Bloody Murder

38 A Mother's Love

39 Dealing with Rejection

40 Extra Guest at Breakfast

41 Electric Blue Ruffles

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