Another Penny mystery that I loved – I should get royalties. This story is set at a romantic getaway where the inspector and his wife spend their anniversaries hidden away from work, telephones and the world. Every year they have done this without any interruption – this year is different. A mostly obnoxious family has commandeered nearly the entire hotel, taking liberties seemingly only the very wealthy take. There are many different characters here ranging from the cold matriarch down to her extremely strange grandchild who no one even seems to know the sex of. Then one of them is killed. Their behaviour toward each other is cruel and nasty and slowly one begins to understand why this is so, whilst the crime is figured out. Interesting how one can feel absolutely no compassion for so many individuals and yet never questioning the author. Like I said I loved it.