A Fatal Flaw by Faith Martin

A contestant in a beauty pageant dies as a result of poisoning. Suicide, accident, or murder? And when a string of cruel pranks on other contestants follows, WPC Trudy Loveday and Coroner Clement Ryder decide to look deeper. Intriguing setting and storylines! 1960 was a time when the majority of women did not “work”, but …

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Tell Me No Lies by Shelley Noble

1907 Manhattan and Philomena Amesbury, Dowager Countess of Dunbridge is drawn into investigating the death of the heir to a financial empire.  As a fan of historical mysteries, I was really looking forward to reading this. The writing transports the reader back to a dynamic Manhattan social scene at the beginning of the twentieth century. …

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The Cask by Freeman Wills Crofts

The steamer Bullfinch arrives at the London docks from France with a cargo of casks. During the unloading one is damaged, revealing gold sovereigns...and a woman's hand. When the cask disappears Inspector Burnley of Scotland Yard investigates. What begins as a search for the cask soon becomes a cross-channel chase to uncover a killer. I …

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A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver

Amory and Milo Ames are in New York City for the wedding of Amory's childhood friend Tabitha Alden. It all appears idyllic until a member of the wedding is murdered. Was it due to his involvement with gangsters or did someone closer to him have a reason to see him dead? Amory is determined to …

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