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Blog Tour: Murder in Chianti – T.A. Williams

Murder in broad daylight…
When millionaire magnate, Rex Hunter is found with his head bashed in on the eighth hole of his prestigious golf and country club in beautiful Chianti, it’s a clear case of murder. Hunter was rich and
successful and the envy of many, so retired DCI Dan Armstrong thinks the case will be a hole in one to solve….
A despised victim…
But as Dan and his trusty sidekick Oscar begin to dig deeper into Hunter’s lifestyle, they discover a man despised by many. A renown womaniser, ruthless boss and heartless family man, it seems no one is particularly sorry to see Hunter dead. And the list of possible suspects is endless…
A murderer covering their tracks.
Dan is determined to catch this clever killer, but it seems every new lead brings another dead end.
Will this be one case Dan and his canine companion won’t solve?

T A Williams is the author of over twenty bestselling romances for HQ and Canelo
and is now turning his hand to cosy crime, set in his beloved Italy, for Boldwood. The
series will introduce us to retired DCI Armstrong and his labrador Oscar and the first book, entitled Murder in Tuscany, will be published in October 2022. Trevor lives in Devon with his Italian wife.

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My thoughts: I probably shouldn’t enjoy crime fiction as much as I do, but when they’re this good, it’s a bit tricky not to!

A dead man on the golf course, head staved in with a club. Digging into the case Dan discovers he’s pretty awful and there’s plenty of suspects. Including his own children.

Oliver, an excellent canine detective, finds several clues, everyone eats and drinks delicious local produce. I start looking up flights to Florence. Murders not withstanding, it is a beautiful place (I’ve been, years ago).

This series is lots of fun, the characters are entertaining and I love the relationship between Dan and the local police – his years of knowledge and experience plus interpreter skills are a bonus. And he is a great protagonist, writing his novels but also solving crimes, and not always giving Oliver enough walks!

*I was kindly gifted a copy of this book in exchange for taking part in the blog tour but all opinions remain my own.

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