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Death Sits Down to Dinner: A Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250052506
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Minotaur Books - March 29th, 2016

Set in the 1912 glittering world of London society, this Edwardian tale begins with a very private gathering at Hermione Kingsley’s Chester Square mansion to celebrate the 39th birthday of Winston Churchill, the up-and-coming First Lord of the Admiralty. When it culminates with a knife protruding from the chest of one of the guests, Lady Clementine Montford and her pragmatic housekeeper Mrs. Jackson become entangled in the clandestine murder investigation. Chief Inspector Hillary, one of Scotland Yard’s finest, is immediately on the case; however, Clementine cannot refrain from getting involved. She offers Mrs. Jackson’s help at Chester Square in planning Hermione Kingsley’s colossal annual charity event with the express intent of instigating her own investigation. The rest of the story is a delightful combination of the everyday life of privileged classes and their servants, an astute study of England’s pre-war preparations, and all of the makings of a great murder mystery. Arlen, the author of Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman, has hit the mark once again for the historical mystery lover. Read both! – Bunny


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Yellow Brick War Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062280732
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - March 15th, 2016

Received in San Diego on March 15th.

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