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In the second entry in Smith’s cozy series (after Invitation to Die), Emily Castles leaves her part-time job in London to travel to the seaside town of Torquay to be a “future crimes investigator.” Emily’s neighbor, philosophy professor Dr. Muriel, persuades her to attend the Belief and Beyond conference to help prevent a premonition that someone will drown at the conference. The suspected victim, magician Edmund Zenon, has offered £50,000 to anyone who can prove the existence of the paranormal. Emily encounters a wide variety of believers and nonbelievers during her investigation, including an aging actress-turned-fortune-teller, three psychic dachshunds, and several religious fanatics. When people start dying and Emily herself is attacked, she must use earthly detective skills to find the killer. VERDICT Don’t expect a fast-paced plot here. Rather, the book’s strong points are its atmospheric setting and the well-developed characters. Despite the contemporary setting, Smith’s mystery has the feel of an earlier time period. Recommended for those who like clean mysteries with a touch of humor, especially fans of Jill Churchill, Joan Hess, Leslie Meier, or Carolyn Hart.

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When a psychic foresees death at a seaside convention, even the most cynical learn that they’d better pay attention. Bored with her office job in London, Emily Castles happily accepts an all-expenses-paid trip to the resort town of Torquay, the site of Belief and Beyond, a convention for paranormal research. Her friends at the Royal Society for the Exploration of Science and Culture are also willing to pay for her services as a future-crimes investigator, particularly since Emily’s neighbor, Perspicacious Peg, has had premonitions that someone will drown at the convention. The highlight of Belief and Beyond is notable magician Edmund Zenon’s offer of £50,000 to anyone who can prove the existence of the paranormal. Emily is as skeptical as Zenon himself that anyone will collect the money, especially after she meets some of the conventioneers: the leader of an obscure religious cult, a couple who’ve brought along the psychic who’s communicating with their dead son, and a fortuneteller who owns a costume store to help with dry spells in her vocation. The foreboding visions, after much arch humor at the expense of the daffy characters’ antics, finally start to come true—and then don’t stop.

Emily (Invitation to Die, 2013, etc.) returns in an equal opportunity satire of those who believe in the paranormal and those who exploit the believers. It’s an enjoyable tale with a leisurely buildup, though readers in search of a fast moving mystery will be fidgeting long before the first murder.


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  • File Size: 16785 KB
  • Print Length: 231 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer (January 28, 2014)
  • Publication Date: January 28, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DWIGB50
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