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Murder on the Arctic Sea

Detective Dylan Scott thinks cruising well above the Arctic Circle in November is nothing short of madness. He has zero interest in seeing the elusive aurora borealis, but agrees to the Norwegian holiday to keep his wife and mother happy. At least the biggest problem he'll have to deal with is boredom. But that boredom quickly dissipates when the un
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Published June 4th 2012 by Carina Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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Carolyn (Book Chick City)
Originally reviewed for www.bookchickcity.com - 4.5 Stars


Picking up after the conclusion of Silent Witness, Dead Calm by Shirley Wells is the fourth book in the Dylan Scott Mystery series, and this time takes the form of a novella.

Along with his wife Bev, their two children Freya and Luke and Dylan’s mother Vicky, the Scott family are taking a family cruise aboard the Midnight Sun. This cruise in the middle of November is a freezing cold expedition to Norway in order to see the Northern Lights,

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Clarissa Draper
Disclaimer: This is only a short story.

From amazon.com: Detective Dylan Scott thinks cruising well above the Arctic Circle in November is nothing short of madness. He has zero interest in seeing the elusive aurora borealis, but agrees to the Norwegian holiday to keep his wife and mother happy. At least the biggest problem he'll have to deal with is boredom. But that boredom quickly dissipates when the unpleasant elderly woman in the neighboring cabin is found dead.

Everyone thinks Hanna Larsen ha
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Lee-ann Graff-vinson
It was supposed to be a relaxing family vacation aboard the Viking Cruise Line, sailing the Norwegian coast in hopes of catching a glimpse of the elusive aurora borealis. What Private investigator, Dylan Scott, got instead was a string of coincidences and one old woman with a heart condition who would never survive to see the trip.

Hanna Larsen died in her sleep of suspected heart failure. When Dylan heard heavy footsteps leaving from the direction of her cabin in the wee hours of the morning
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Jen (That's What I'm Talking About)
My Rating: 4 stars: Enjoyed - strongly recommend(A-)

The story opens with our reluctant hero, Dylan Scott, having a late night run in with the irritable woman staying in the cabin next to his aboard the cruise ship, Midnight Sun. Much to his (and everyone else) surprise, the miserable old woman, Hanna Larsen, is found dead the next morning in her cabin. Everyone assumes it was her heart problems and the stress of traveling that caused her death, but Dylan’s inner private eye sees it differently,
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Lee-Ann Graff-Vinson
It was supposed to be a relaxing family vacation aboard the Viking Cruise Line, sailing the Norwegian coast in hopes of catching a glimpse of the elusive aurora borealis. What Private investigator, Dylan Scott, got instead was a string of coincidences and one old woman with a heart condition who would never survive to see the trip.

Hanna Larsen died in her sleep of suspected heart failure. When Dylan heard heavy footsteps leaving from the direction of her cabin in the wee hours of the morning
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