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Dandy Gilver and a Deadly Measure of Brimstone (Dandy Gilver 8)

Dandy Gilver and a Deadly Measure of Brimstone (Dandy Gilver 8)

Why a Booktrail?

1929: There are mysterious goings on in Moffat where the spa hotels is anything but relaxing

  • ISBN: 978-1444731903
  • Genre: Cosy crime, Mystery

What you need to know before your trail

Many of the Gilver family have come down a whole host of illnesses from pneumonia to influenza. Everyone needs a change of air and a spa break in the lovely border town of Moffat seems ideal

Moffat offers magic and relaxation or so it says- people from all over Scotland and beyond head here to drink the sulfurous waters straight from the well and to soak up the benefits of the Laidlaw Hydropathic Hotel.

But there’s not much rest and relaxation going on here for the Laidlaw family

There’s the secret of the lady who arrived but never left And what of those drifting shapes in the Turkish bath?

Travel Guide

Welcome to Moffat!

Laidlaw Hydropathic Hotel.

You would think that a spa hotel would be relaxing and nice but sometimes they can be deadly if this one is anything to go by. The plans are to relax and spend some time getting one of the those treatments that they do, but when someone dies there, the atmosphere changes to one of

The Spa hotel and the town itself is stepped in mystery and ghostly goings on

Fact and fiction of Moffat’s mysteries

The ghosts of Moffat do include the Haunted Ram  and have been documented in many sources in history.

The well is real but Yellow Mary isn’t – or at least she’s not recorded in history but just in the author’s mind.

The Moffat Hydro was real until it was burned down in 1921 but for the sake of the novel, it’s lifespan and spooky history has been extended.

Streetview Maps

C) Moffat high street and hotel
D) Moffat Church

Booktrail Boarding Pass Information: Dandy Gilver & A Deadly Measure of Brimstone (Dandy Gilver 8)

Author/ Guide: Catriona McPherson  Destination: Moffat  Departure Time : 1920s

Twitter: @CatrionaMcP  Facebook: /Catriona-McPherson  web: Catrionamcpherson.com

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