Its all go at Murray’s -department store of distinction. Book 2 is well under way. For readers keen to find out how our various friends among the staff and customers are getting on here’s a wee peep into the future.
Miss Murray and Mrs Pegram go on holiday: will it turn out to be a busman’s one? Difficult Mr Da Costa from Model Gowns finds a fine romance. The Tea Room ladies get up to more (barely legal) tricks and Barry Hughes, head of security, continues much as usual and struggles to get to the bottom of another crime potentially affecting the entire future of the shop.
Some new characters turn up in different departments and we meet the first winner of the “Margaret Murray Prize for Staff Initiative.” There’s an afternoon at the staff garden party at Rosehill and a few surprising arrivals- not all two legged ones.
The store itself is under scrutiny by a documentary crew. The final outcome is a surprise for someone: Murrays serves a good helping of ‘come uppance’ for one deserving person.
Until Book 2 is published there will be the occasional short story here to keep people up to date with developments in the best store in Edinburgh.
When will the date of birth be?
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Thanks for your interest. Its hard to say exactly. I’m still writing it. There are a few more chapters to do then its over to the publishers. I hope Comely Bank Publishing will want to take it on again. Then its a matter of copy editing, proof reading, type setting etc and all the many and various things a book has to go through on its way to final publication. In an ideal world that could be about January 2017. Fingers crossed.