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Death of an Unsung Hero
Tessa Arlen

A Lady Montfort Mystery #4
Minotaur Books
March 2018
On Sale: March 13, 2018
Featuring: Lady Montfort
320 pages
ISBN: 1250101441
EAN: 9781250101440
Kindle: B074ZJ1KRG
Hardcover / e-Book
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Lady Montfort and her pragmatic housekeeper Mrs. Jackson investigate a murder of a WWI officer with amnesia in the 20th-century English countryside. Building on the success of her last three mysteries in the same series, Tessa Arlen returns us to the same universe in Death of an Unsung Hero with more secrets, intrigue, and charming descriptions of the English countryside.

In 1916, the world is at war and the energetic Lady Montfort has persuaded her husband to offer the dower house to the War Office as an auxiliary hospital for officers recovering from shell-shock with their redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson contributing to the war effort as the hospitalís quartermaster.

Despite the hospitalís success, the farming community of Haversham, led by the Monfortís neighbor Sir Winchell Meacham, does not approve of a country-house hospital for men they consider to be cowards. When Sir Evelyn Bray, one of the patients, is found lying face down in the garden with his head bashed in, both Lady Montfort and Mrs. Jackson have every reason to fear that the War Office will close their hospital. Once again the two women unite their diverse talents to discover who would have reason to murder a war hero suffering from amnesia.

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