In The Long Slumber, P. C. Hatter brings readers a parody of the popular “poached egg” mystery genre. When wealthy businessman Lucius Anoraq’s bedroom is found covered in blood and his prized poached eggs are missing, Inspector Grommet arrives on the scene to investigate. With an array of colorful characters populating Anoraq Manor – including Mrs. Flapjacks, the cook who always has something cooking; Titus O’Neil, the butler with a penchant for drama; and Veronica Vaughn, the sultry socialite – there’s no shortage of suspects for Grommet to question! As he tries to piece together what happened that fateful night, will Grommet be able to solve the case before it’s too late?
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys a good mystery, especially those who are familiar with the popular “poached egg” genre. It’s also perfect for fans of P. C. Hatter’s previous novels, as it features many of the same wacky and eccentric characters readers have come to love!
- The Long Slumber is a parody of the popular “poached egg” mystery genre, and it’s filled with colorful characters and witty dialogue.
- The plot is fast-paced and suspenseful, keeping readers engaged until the very end.
- P. C. Hatter’s writing style is funny and engaging, making for an enjoyable reading experience.
- The Long Slumber is a poorly written book that relies on gimmicks and stale jokes to entertain readers.
- The plot is convoluted and nonsensical, making it difficult to follow the story.
- The characters are one dimensional and uninteresting, adding nothing to the overall narrative.
Learn more about the author
P. C. Hatter is the author of The Long Slumber, a parody of the popular “poached egg” mystery genre. Prior to becoming a novelist, she worked as an attorney and has degrees from both Harvard and Yale Law Schools. When not writing or practicing law, P.C. enjoys hiking in the mountains near her home in Boulder, Colorado.
“A hilarious parody of the ‘poached egg’ mystery genre.”
“Hatter’s writing is sharp and witty, with plenty of clever nods to the detective genre.”
“A delicious spoof of the cozy mystery genre!”
“A fun, fast-paced whodunit full of quirky characters and clever clues. I couldn’t put it down!”