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She inherited a luxury island, with a shocking catch. Will a bullet-ridden body ruin this amateur sleuth’s chance at reclaiming happiness?

Amelia Ferver never ventures outside her comfort zone. But when her beloved uncle bequeaths her his stunning Mediterranean isle on the condition she builds a grand healing hotel, she takes the risk on her favorite destination. But as she prepares the final touches for the opening party, she’s startled when a suspicious stranger is found… dead.

Vowing to keep her promise to her late relative, Amelia races to investigate her VIP guests and the local community. But when the determined woman uncovers mysterious passports, a load of cash, and another corpse, she fears her sun-soaked gala will soon turn belly up.

Can this tenacious successor find the culprit before her dreams are sent into stormy waters?

A Killer Opening is the captivating first book in the Amelia Ferver cozy mystery series. If you like dazzling settings, bold but flawed heroines, and twists that keep you guessing, then you’ll love Matilda Adler’s sail into suspense.

Buy A Killer Opening to wreck a murderer today!

You'll never expect the ending!

What a great book! Read in one sitting - that was all afternoon and evening. Loads of intrigue, twist and turns. Lots of old friendships renewed, lots of deep dark secrets hidden and then eventually revealed. Now I can't wait to find out what happens next! And Whew what an ending to this one!

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A Mediterranean island and a mysterious murder!

I got an Agatha Christie vibe to the story. At first, I had trouble keeping track of who was who but then I got totally caught up in the story and couldn't put it down until I finished. A great assortment of characters and plenty of mystery, even beyond the murders. I loved seeing how Amelia grew once she was out from under the control of her emotionally and verbally abusive narcissistic mother to a strong take charge young woman. Her Uncle Seb giving her the island was a blessing but also could be a curse with the unsolved mysteries to come. I can't believe we have to wait so long for the next book to come out. I'm ready now. Loved this book!!

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Awesome book!!!

This is the first book in the Amelia Ferver mysteries and it ROCKS. I absolutely adore it. The characters are fantastic. The mystery kept me guessing and I was wrong a lot. I had lots of fun getting to know Amelia and her family and friends. I love the idea that she inherits an island but the are stipulations in the Will. The whole book was a lot of fun to read and I highly recommend it.

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