Spotlight–A Killing in the Cotswolds

A Killing in the Cotswolds: An Emily Swift Travel Mystery
It’s springtime in England and travel writer Emily Swift is writing about cozy Cotswold villages with their historic castles and posh manor houses.

But when a politician is found dead in a country inn with snakes slithering about him, she and her boyfriend, Jack Flynn, are drawn into a murder investigation. Who could have killed the MP? An actor with a talent for deception?  A schoolmaster forced out of a job after a mysterious death? A tour guide at Warwick Castle who is bent on revenge?

Jack warns Emily to avoid a killer who has attack snakes at his disposal.  But when her childhood friend begs her to save an innocent woman from prosecution, Emily can’t say no. Emily must use all her reporter’s skills to solve the mystery. By the time she realizes who the killer is, she is in deadly danger.

A Killing in the CotswoldsAn Emily Swift Travel Mystery is the third novel in the series.  Emily’s first sleuthing adventure is Murder on Madeline Island and the second is Homicide in Hawaii. Find them in print and Kindle on Amazon.  

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Lorrie Holmgren’s has written three Emily Swift Travel Mysteries — Murder on Madeline Island, Homicide in Hawaii, and A Killing in the Cotswolds. The novels, published by Cozy Cat Press, are available in book stores and on Amazon in print and Kindle .… or at

Like her fictional heroine, Lorrie loves to travel and learn about the history, art and culture of other lands. She grew up in Wilmette, a suburb of Chicago, and graduated from Wells College in Aurora, New York, After a year of backpacking through Europe with a friend, she received her MA at the University of Minnesota, specializing in directing for television and worked at the public television station. For many years, she was director of communications for Minnesota Medical Association. It was a fascinating job that allowed her to use her writing skills to support smoking prevention, use of seatbelts and other good causes.

Lorrie lives in Minneapolis with her husband, close to her daughter and son, their spouses, and an adorable grandson. In addition to travel, she loves Latin dance, Zumba, aqua aerobics, gardening, knitting and playing board games with her grandson.



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