Oscar-winning actress Charlotte Graham must turn amateur sleuth to save an island in this atmospheric cozy mystery set in remote Bar Harbor, Maine
After more than forty years in Hollywood and on Broadway, something strange has happened to Charlotte Graham. The run of her latest play has ended, and the legendary actress is forcing herself to do something unprecedented: She's taking a vacation. On a desolate island off the coast of Maine, she settles in for a few weeks of sailing with a pair of old friends, but it doesn't take long for Charlotte to become bored. She needn't worry though. Another acquaintance is coming to visitan old friend called murder.
Among the strange characters who populate the island, Charlotte meets an aging witch who claims to be able to read the future, a fanatical book collector, and an old fisherman, all at war over property, love, and money. But when homicide shakes this quiet vacation community to its foundation, Charlotte is caught between the superstitions of the locals and the greed of a man who would remake the island in his imageno matter the cost.
In Hollywood, Charlotte Graham was legendary for her effortless glamour, and she brings the same elegant grace to her work as an amateur sleuth. Stefanie Matteson's series is perfect for anyone who loves movies, theater, or the perfect cozy mystery.
Murder at Teatime is the 2nd book in the Charlotte Graham Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.