Virtually Scared To Death

Virtually Scared To Death

by Gillian Larkin

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Overview

A Short Murder Mystery Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. The first time she sees a dead body is when she discovers one of her clients, Mark Castle, lying dead on the floor of his luxury apartment. She remembers things that Mark mentioned to her a few days before his death, things he was worried about. A bottle of pills is lying open at Mark’s side, but they’re not his usual ones. And why is his computer playing a continuous game? Julia soon suspects that Mark was murdered. He was a good friend and she is determined to find out who killed him.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940153167497
Publisher: Gillian Larkin
Publication date: 05/05/2016
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 16,021
File size: 150 KB

About the Author

I'm an avid fan of mystery stories. I started reading Agatha Christie novels at an early age. My favourite fiction detective is Poirot, I love his fussy ways and his attention to small details. I love the TV series, 'Murder She Wrote' and have watched every episode. I like working out who the killer is, and what the clues are.

I live near Leeds, Yorkshire, which is in the north of England. My two daughters live with me and they are understanding about my passion for mystery shows! I've now discovered 'Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries'.

I've been wanting to write my own mystery stories for years - and now I finally have.

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Virtually Scared To Death 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Short, well written British cozy. Kept me guessing til near the end. Good for when you want a quick read and don't have time to get into a full book. Clean read, no sex, swearing or gore. I would read more by this author
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Short cozy enjoyable clean read AD
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a fast read but fun pages 45
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cute story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was OK. It was pretty simple, but the length persuaded me to finish the story. There were some red herrings, but I figured out who the culprit was way before the police or the heroine.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very quick read.
McDr More than 1 year ago
Love all of Gillian Larkin's books!
YvonneReviews More than 1 year ago
I’ve been wanting to read Gillian Larkin’s cozy mysteries for awhile. Finally, I had a chance. This is a good one. It had everything – it’s a complete story with character development. Many clues to lead you to the killer, but I have to admit, I didn’t realize it until the end of the story. It’s well written with nicely developed characters. I loved Julia and want to read more books with her as our main amateur sleuth. She’s good…a bit nosey for her own good, but what amateur sleuth isn’t? I really enjoyed this bite-sized cozy mystery. It’s especially nice to have this “small” sized story when you are between books. I felt like I was reading a full-sized book, which means the short size didn’t hurt any aspect of this book. I can’t wait to read the next one. Overall, it’s a quick read with great characters and an intriguing plot.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed it .
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story. Jms
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
good short murder mystery
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This author has some very clever ideas for her books. They are not very long (this one is about 45 pages) but they have well developed, likable characters and they are original and entertaining. I may like this series even better than the ones with ghosts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was the first "short" story I've read, and I really liked it! Will definitely read this author again!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an amusing, albeit short, story that's well-written and can hold the reader's attention. Nice little book for a summer's day!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read this after I read the storage locker books. Really wish the other book previewed with this story was available to buy from nook. Please keep your books with barnes and noble. Its nice to find fun easy reads that ANYONE can read. I can let my teen read these books.