MINNEAPOLIS — Murder on Madeline Island, An Emily Swift Travel Mystery is the first in a series that will take intrepid reporter Emily Swift to vacation locations that prove surprisingly deadly, announced Minnesota author Lorrie Holmgren in Minneapolis Thursday.
Set on the most popular of the Apostle Islands, Murder on Madeline Island is perfect for readers who love to travel and who enjoy amusing mysteries with a touch of romance.
When travel writer Emily Swift joins her boyfriend for a romantic getaway on Madeline Island she can’t wait to explore the beautiful remote island. But when she discovers a body in an abandoned refrigerator and the victim’s blood stains are found in her car, Emily becomes a prime suspect. Now she has to find the real killer. Can Emily solve the case in time to prevent the killer from striking again? Readers will find out the answer. They’ll also learn why Madeline Island is such a popular Midwest vacation destination.
“On a cold winter day throw a log on the fire, pour yourself a cup of tea and curl up with a mystery that will start you thinking about your next summer vacation,” said Holmgren.
As Emily tries to identify the killer, she visits the Madeline Island Museum, Big Bay State Park, a powwow in Bayfield, and sails on Lake Superior, all the while jotting down Travel Tips for her readers.