AUNT POLDI AND THE SICILIAN LIONS is the first book in a new, very charming and humorous cozy crime series that is set on the island of Sicily.
On her 60th birthday, Aunt Poldi decides that she has had enough. She is tired of life and all she wants is to go to the ocean and die there, in peace. But in Sicily than there is also the family of her late husband, Peppe. A combination of vitality and joie de vivre that doesn’t exactly make it easy on her to die. When her young gardener gets murdered the peaceful times are over for good. Aunt Poldi has a purpose and a goal: to apprehend the murderer. No wonder that handsome Commissario Montana is extremely annoyed that she is poking her nose into his case. But in the long run, no one can resist Aunt Poldi.
Some of Aunt Poldi’s pearls of wisdom:
„The first rule of success for women in business! If things get serious: always wear a skirt, always show your cleavage! “
„Always overdress, because: Decency is weakness, mark my words!“
„If all else has failed, stick to the emergency plan: A prosecco to wake up. Then an espresso with a shot of Grappa. At 11:00 am the first wheat beer. And so on.“