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Book (Trail) of the Month – June

  • Submitted: 30th June 2021

June’s Book (Trail) of the Month

Book (Trail) of the Month – June – It’s hard picking a favourite book. One that you have spent all month thinking about. One that has really made an impression on you. Which would be your choice?

Looking back over the month of June, there’s been a standout book ….that evokes time and place and stirs the imagination and the feeling of wanderlust like nothing else

Many books are read each month here at BookTrail Towers and so it’s time to pick one a month that has particularly evoked a strong sense of place and a wonderful BookTrail literary guide.

BookTrail of the Month

So which book won the award for June?

Drum roll please……..

Ok so a bit more drumroll as this is exciting………………

This nomination comes with virtual hugs for the author and an also virtual glass of something sparkling…..

Mystery of the Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Why this won: June’s Book (Trail) of the Month

Excellent sense of place

A very unique premise of a story within a story

The main character is someone who used to work in publishing

Two excellent novels for the price of one

A golden age classic and a brilliant detective from the 1930s in the historical storyline

The grand hotel in the novel is wonderfully evoked.

Love the cover and the title!

I loved this book for many reasons. It was clever, well-written and I immersed myself into it. Two locations, two main storylines. Readers are spoilt for choice!

Overall, the setting of the hotel was particularly vivid. First, a murder. Second, a disappearance. All the while, a book that could reveal the truth in its pages. This felt very Agatha Christie and golden age delicious.

Read the full BookTrail review of Moonflower Murders here

BookTrail Moonflower Murders and its locations here

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