The Sequin Mysteries - Murder on the Dance Floor (The Sequin Mysteries, Book 1)

By Shirley Ballas and Sheila McClure

Behind the sequins and the sparkles, the competition is about to turn deadly . . .

‘I loved it! I’m quite convinced I’ve danced with Lily Richmond, and if anyone can solve a few crimes she can …’ ANTON DU BEKE

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When a promising young dancer collapses during the opening tango of a major competition, Lily Richmond, dance legend, teacher and one-time world champion, is convinced that murder is afoot.

There’s only one person who can help Lily solve the mystery: her former student, now turned private detective, Susie Cooper. But Susie vowed she’d never return to the ballroom …

As the competition gets fiercer and the bodies pile up, Susie will be forced to go undercover in Blackpool and come face to face with a man she thought she’d left behind. Can Lily and Susie unravel the rumours from the rumbas and expose the murderer’s identity before they strike again?

Sex, lies and ballroom dancing. Murder on the Dance Floor is a backstage pass to a world where the most ambitious will stop at nothing to win.

🔎🔎 Two amateur detectives on the case

🌹 One second chance romance

🌶 Sex, lies and backstabbing

🔪🔪🔪 And a whole lot of deadly ambition…

If you like your crime deadly and your romance spicy, look no further

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Readers are LOVING Murder on the Dance Floor:

‘If you are a Strictly fan, get reading’

‘Loved this twisty, turny murder mystery set in the ruthless world of ballroom dancing’

‘A glamorous and intriguing whodunnit … No one could bring it better to life than Shirley Ballas’

‘It’s a ten from me…Who would have thought the world of dancing could make such a great backdrop for a murder mystery?’

‘Full of fun, mystery, sequins and, of course, dance!’

Format: Hardback
Release Date: 12 Oct 2023
Pages: 432
ISBN: 978-0-00-855800-0
The Sequin Mysteries are written by Shirley Ballas & Sheila McClure.Shirley Ballas is Queen of Latin Ballroom, an author, and head judge on BBC One’s prime time show Strictly Come Dancing. Originally from Wallasey, Shirley has been dancing since the age of seven. She is three-time ‘British Open to the World’ Latin American Champion, ten-time US Latin American Champion, and multiple-times British National Champion. Shirley is one of the most renowned dancers in the world.Sheila McClure was a news and entertainment producer/cameraman for over a decade. Now she raises cows, walks her dogs and writes romcoms and cosy crime. She has also written women’s fiction as Daisy Tate (Bicycle Built for Sue and Happy Glampers) and award-winning romance as Annie O’Neil.

”'Packed with intrigue, bed-hopping and backstabbing” - Women’s Weekly

”'Gripping. . .Dramatic” - The i Paper

”'A dazzling, sequinned, sexy crime novel with lashings of glitter” - Peterborough Telegraph

”'Impressive. . .Will delight lovers of crime novels” - Independent

”'A fun-filled romp of a book. . .If you enjoy a leisurely read with lots of saucy shenanigans, this is the book for you” - Take a Break

”'Fabulous. . .A murder mystery at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom’s Dance Festival - what’s not to love?” - Prima

”'A murder mystery like no other. . .Fierce, fast-paced and deadly” - Pick Me Up

”'A sparkly, sassy murder mystery” - My Weekly

”'A sequin-spattered crime caper. . .Packed with intrigue, this racy read will have you watching Strictly in an entirely new light” - Woman & Home