Anna Smith was here!

When a famous chef, a Spanish household name, stayed at Los Castaños, I was urged to have my photograph taken with him, get his autograph, publicise the event. But, unlike other hotels who make hay with their newsworthy guests, we at Los Castaños do not talk about the rich and famous who come to stay. Or the poor and infamous. All are accorded the same privacy and ability to come and go incognito.

However, we have to reveal that Anna Smith is a frequent guest of ours. You may not have heard of her yet, but you will! The first novel of her Rosie Gilmour series, The Dead Won’t Sleep, has just been published to great acclaim. And we are proud to have afforded Anna the peace and quiet a writer needs to work on the third book in the Rosie series.

The Dead Won't Sleep

The Dead Won't Sleep

The main character, Rosie Gilmour, is a lot like Anna – a spunky, out-spoken journalist who is passionate about uncovering corruption wherever she finds it. But, no hard-bitten hack, Rosie and Anna have soft centres. Her vulnerability creates nail-biting conflict.

It is a veritable page-turner, an unputdownable sort of book and fans are screaming for the second in the series which is with her publisher and will be released next year. The Dead Won’t Sleep is a great read at any time of the year but perfect for your summer holiday. You can borrow our autographed copy when you visit Los Castaños or buy it from Amazon!

Anna at Los Castaños

Anna at Los Castaños

Let me know how you enjoy it!

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