Muerte en Santa Rita
(Murder in Santa Rita)
Fiction, novel, 374 pp
A corpse appears in the lavish gardens of Santa Rita, a multi-generational house run by an elderly lady (of crime) whose shenanigans will keep the members of the community - and the reader - on tenterhooks throughout the story. For the likes of Agatha Christie's "And then there were none", here comes a colorful whodunnit with a sensational twist, as is Barceló's trademark. And yes, of course: To be continued...
— Sold to: Spain (Roca), Catalunya (Roca)
Signed up by the agency in 2018, Sebastià Alzamora is arguably one of the most distinguished contemporary writers from Majorca. UnderCover recovered and supervises Alzamora's international rights.
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Gustavo Ariel Rosemffet Abramovich became part of our project early on and fully entered the agency in 2022. Gusti is one of the most renowned children's books illustrators and authors in the Spanish speaking world.
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