Silent Night: A Folly Beach Christmas Mystery by Bill Noel is an instant Hydra Publications best seller. Set in beautiful Folly Beach, South Carolina, Silent Night is filled with quirky characters fans of the series have come to know and love and is destined to be a holiday favorite.

About Silent Night: A Folly Beach Christmas Mystery: Chris Landrum is dragged out of peaceful retirement when the theft of a priceless, hand-carved figurine from a church s nativity scene threatens to suck the spirit of Christmas out of Folly Beach. If that’s not bad enough, pieces of valuable jewelry and surfboards are stolen off homeowners porches on the small, South Carolina island located in the shadows of historic Charleston. Are the crimes related? All that s known for sure is that nothing is known for sure. Rumors abound and in the spirit of it takes a village, Chris is joined by a cadre of quirky characters in his quest to find answers. Adding more pressure, Chris is told that the figurine must be found by Christmas mere days away.

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About Bill  Noel: Bill Noel’s career as a novelist began in 2007 with the publication of FOLLY, the first book in the Folly Beach Mystery series. Fans of the popular series have been treated to a new book each year since then. The books are fast-paced mysteries mixing humor and intrigue and have been described as “perfect beach reads.” The eleventh book in the series, SILENT NIGHT, was published in August 2016.

Mr. Noel spends his time between writing fiction and photography. He has sold his photographs at local and regional juried art shows as well as galleries in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife, Susan, and his off-kilter imagination.

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