A Proposal to Die For

Product Number: EB00703953
Released: May 09, 2017
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780008205164
Publisher: Carina
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'This book is a cross between "Downton Abbey" and "Miss Marple". . Perfect for the long winter nights ahead where comfort becomes a key word in everyone's vocabulary.' - Katherine (Goodreads) The first book in the new Lady Alkmene Callender Mystery series A murderous beginning With her father away in India, Lady Alkmene Callender finds being left to her own devices in London intolerably dull, until the glamorous Broadway star Evelyn Steinbeck arrives in town! Gossip abounds about the New York socialite, but when Ms Steinbeck's wealthy uncle, Silas Norwhich, is found dead Lady Alkmene finds her interest is piqued. Because this death sounds a lot to her like murder. Desperate to uncover the truth, Lady Alkmene begins to look into Ms Steinbeck's past - only to be hampered by the arrival of journalist, Jake Dubois - who believes she is merely an amateur lady-detective meddling in matters she knows nothing about! But Lady Alkmene refuses to be deterred from the case and together they dig deeper, only to discover that some secrets should never come to light. The twenties have never been so dangerous Don't miss the next Lady Alkmene Mystery 1. A Proposal to Die For2. Diamonds of Death3. Deadly Treasures Praise for 'A Proposal to Die For' 'A Proposal to Die For is wonderfully smooth and glamorous, in the style of Agatha Christie combined with the beauty of Gatsby.' - The Storycollector Blog 'The first in a new series, this is a well written historical mystery with just a hint of attitude' - Cayocosta72 'When it's as charming as A Proposal to Die For mystery and history make the most wonderful combination.' - Little Bookness Lane 'I will definitely be reading the rest of this series.' - Holly (Goodreads)

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Author(s): Vivian Conroy
Series: Lady Alkmene Mysteries Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Sep 19, 2016

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