Edited to add (August 17, 2016): Jayne Ann Krentz tweeted me about a name change for the hero. I will edit to add the new name once we have details.
Edited to add (August 18, 2016): The hero’s new name has been added. The old name was Hutton Axton in case anyone was interested.
I stumbled across some news about the next Amanda Quick novel by accident, but it comes from a trusted source. Get this, the next novel is titled The Girl Who Knew Too Much (which sounds amazing) and it’s set in the 1930s!
And here’s the amazing back blurb I found:
Welcome to Burning Cove, California, an idyllic small town on the coast that has become a refuge for Hollywood moguls and stars seeking privacy for scandalous trysts and wild parties…
Cordelia Carter is a reporter working undercover for Whispers, a Los Angeles based gossip tabloid. She arrives in Burning Cove on the trail of the biggest story of her career.
Oliver Ward is the new, enigmatic owner of one of the most elegant resort-spas in Burning Cove. Before he can get a read on the mysterious Cordelia, she discovers the body of a beautiful, fast-rising film star in one of the hotel spa pools. It soon becomes apparent to Oliver that Cordelia, as the first person on the scene of the murder, may be a suspect. As for Cordelia, she is convinced that the killer she’s trailing has committed murder again.
I did a little (or a big) happy dance after reading this blurb. The whole concept seems so exciting and new, but have the romantic suspense undertones that we know and love in an Amanda Quick novel.
As of now, the novel is set for a May 9, 2017 release. And, of course, because the release date is so far away some details of the book may change (title, etc)…but I hope not, because it sounds pretty exciting as it is!
Rika Ashton (aka Breaking News Reporter)
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August 17, 2016 | Categories: Favourite Authors | Tags: 1930s, Amanda Quick, blurb reveal, book news, breaking news, cordelia carter, first look, historical romance, hollywood, jayne ann krentz, jayne castle, Oliver ward, romantic suspense, the girl who knew too much, upcoming novels | Leave a comment