Allison Campbell accepted a dream assignment: a visit to the Italian Dolomites to help Hollywood socialite Elle Rose reinvent herself. A guest cottage on the grounds of Elle's historic castle promises to be a much-needed respite from Allison's harried life on the Philadelphia Main Line, and the picturesque region, with its sharp peaks, rolling pastures, and medieval churches, is the perfect spot from which to plan her upcoming wedding.
Only this idyllic retreat is anything but peaceful. There are the other visitorsan entourage of back-biting expats and Hollywood VIPs. There's Elle's famous rock star father, now a shadowy recluse hovering behind the castle's closed doors. And then there's Elle's erratic behavior. Nothing is as it seems. After a guest plummets to her death from a cliff on the castle grounds, Allison's trip of a lifetime turns nightmarishbut before she can journey home, Allison must catch a killer.
"This fast-paced, adrenaline-fueled and action-packed drama immediately pulled me in, never letting go until the last sentence was read can't wait to read the next book in this terrific series." - Dru's Book Musings
"Tyson paints image consultant Allison Campbell with an intricate brush, telling an emotional, riveting, and gripping story in Dying Brand. I loved it! A must read for mystery fans." - Gretchen Archer, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Davis Way Crime Caper Series
"Narratives alternate in this continually shifting novel, as characters evaluate their relationships with old lovers and are surprised by new ones. The main plot holds all of the stories together though, and it is Allison who drives the mystery with her own compulsions and vulnerabilityThis is a truly unique and enjoyable series of reinvention and, oddly enough, acceptance." - Kings River Life Magazine
"Engaging, intelligent, and riveting, Dying Brand kept me on the edge of my seatguessing until the end. Bravo!" -Mollie Cox Bryan, Author of the Agatha Nominated Cumberland Creek Series
"Fans of Wendy Tyson's ingenious mystery series will gobble up this newest addition. Dying Brand delivers a complex puzzle mystery with a colorful cast and plenty of twists. Image consultant Allison Campbell rushes back into action, and readers will find themselves racing with her to the surprising conclusion of this fast-paced whodunit." - Carla Norton, Bestselling Author of The Edge of Normal
Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, women sleuths, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), murder mystery series, amateur sleuth books, mysteries and thrillers, suspense.
Books in the Allison Campbell Mystery Series:
Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all
Wendy Tyson's background in law and psychology has provided inspiration for her mysteries and thrillers. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Wendy has returned to her roots and lives there again on a micro-farm with her husband, three sons and three dogs. Wendy's short fiction has appeared in literary journals, and she's a contributing editor and columnist for The Big Thrill and The Thrill Begins, International Thriller Writers' online magazines. Wendy is the author of the Allison Campbell Mystery Series and the Greenhouse Mystery Series.