Location scout and Jane Austen aficionado, Kate Sharp, is thrilled when the company she works for lands the job of finding locations for a new film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, but then her boss, Kevin, fails to return from a scouting trip to England. Afraid that Kevin has slipped back into some destructive personal habits he struggles with, Kate travels to England to salvage Kevins and the companys reputation before word gets out that he is missing. Things go from bad to worse when Kate arrives in Nether Woodsmoor, a quaint village of golden stone cottages and rolling green hills, only to find no trace of Kevin except his abandoned luggage. Even the rumpled, easygoing local scout they consulted, Alex, doesnt know where Kevin might be. Increasingly worried about Kevin and with an antsy director waiting for updates about the preproduction details, Kate embarks on a search that includes a pub-crawl and cozy cottages as well as stately country manors. But Kevin remains missing, and ...
|Title||:||Death in the English Countryside (Murder on Location #1)|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||250 pages|
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Death in the English Countryside (Murder on Location #1) Reviews
A Wonderful First Book to a New Series!
I really love this first book in this new series. I like the heroine, Kate and all the secondary characters. A fun and light mystery with no sex and no bad language. I loved On The Run Series written by this same author, so I knew I would love this one too. Looking forward to the next one. JudyE
Kate Sharp has a problem. Her boss, Kevin, has disappeared while on a location scouting job in England. She and the office manager don't want word to get out - he's probably just sleeping off a pub crawl, after all - and since they're the only ones who know about his occasional problems with alcohol, Kate is elected to fly over and try to find him before anyone in the industry finds out what's happening. Unfortunately, all her searching is fruitless until Kevin's car is found in the river... and ...more
First line of the blurb 'location scout and Jane Austen aficionado' was all it took to hook my interest in this new to me author, series, and narrator.
Death in the English Countryside introduces female lead, Kate Sharp. She enjoys her work, first as the assistant to a veteran Hollywood location scout, but, now, being brought on as a budding scout in her own right.
A past with a troubled family life and a recent divorce between her parents contributes to her own cautious approach to ...more
Kate Sharp, Hollywood location scout, is sent from Los Angeles to the English countryside to do damage control when her boss goes missing. Only Kate and one other person know that Kevin is a recovering alcoholic who has been known to go on benders once in awhile. Kate is thrilled to be visiting England, land of Jane Austen. Her journey takes her to the village of Nether Woodsmoor in Derbyshire where a Hollywood mogul hopes to shoot a new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. A tiny bit of Kate hope ...more
Good plots twists although the characters are not developed.
Death in the English Countryside is the first book in the Murder on Location series by Sara Rosett. Kate Sharp is a movie location scout in Hollywood. Her boss, Kevin, has been in England scouting out locations for a feature film adaptation of Pride & Prejudice. When he fails to return, Kate is sent to England to see what happened to him. Their company, Premier Locations, is in a precarious situation, so she must keep his disappearance discreet and find him quickly. What she finds is his lug ...more
Star rating: 3 Stars
After finding out that her boss Kevin has gone missing while scouting out a location for a new movie rendition of Pride & Prejudice, Kate Sharp packs her bags and heads to England to find out what's happened to him. Instead of finding him 3 sheets to the wind, languishing in a pub, Kate finds his rental car in a river and a whole lot more questions left unanswered. When his body is found not much farther upstream, Kate finds herself as the main suspect in his murder inqui ...more