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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Murder on the Silver Screen (A Movie Palace Mystery #3) by Margaret Dumas

Murder on the Silver Screen
(A Movie Palace Mystery #3)

Published by Henery Press June 23, 2020
266 pages

Amazon synopsis: 
Now showing at the Palace: classic movies, ghostly mayhem, and murder!

When Nora Paige agrees to use the Palace movie theater for the launch of a new online game, she has no way of knowing that the event will end in murder. But when one of the theater’s owners is accused of the crime, the future of the Palace could be in danger.

With help from Trixie, the lively ghost of a 1930s usherette, Nora sets out to solve the crime, all while dealing with the latest manipulations from her lying ex, the meddling of a Hollywood mogul with revenge on his mind, and the mysterious delivery box of classic movie memorabilia.

Oh, and then there’s the séance. Will Nora’s friends be able to contact the ghost of the Palace? Nobody is more excited to find out than Trixie.


4.5 Stars 

This is the third book in the A Movie Palace mystery series by Margaret Dumas.

Basic premise: There is a premiere of a video game on the grounds of the Palace Theater. And before the night is over the creator is murdered!

It looks like Nora’s ex-hubby Hollywood mogul is a constant thorn in her side no matter what book he’s in. He is basically the one that gets Nora tangled into everything. 

Now we have the mysterious neighbor who has ties to the mob kissing Nora and leaving all of us rather hot and bothered. Then add in the ghostly usherette, Trixie, and you have a great looking cast. All the regulars are super fun and the entire atmosphere is just a pleasure to experience.

This whole gaming section is kinda awesome. I like how it held tight with the main mystery and just made the entire read an overall wonderful thing. Definitely a series I will continue to follow.

If you like this type of book and want to read a good cozy mystery, check this one out for sure. You won’t be disappointed.

I received this as an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) in return for an honest review. I thank Edelweiss, the publisher and the author for allowing me to read this title.

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