December 11th, 2018
Home | Log in! or Register

On Top Shelf
WHAT I'VE DONEWHAT I'VE DONE
Fresh Fiction
Fresh Pick
Todays_Pick
WRANGLER'S RESCUE

Reviewer Application

Holiday Fun

New Books This Week

Latest Articles


Yule Tidings -- Great Reads for December!

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
It's Christmastime, but not everyone is jolly...


slideshow image
Coming home has never felt so good.


slideshow image
A storm is brewing . . .


slideshow image
Small-town life in Hazel Rock becomes a Texas-size crime scene when murder takes a page from Charli Rae Warren’s book club’s latest mystery . . .


slideshow image
A new tale of terror and magic in a brand new world.


slideshow image
“A tasty cocktail of sweet and sexy” ~ Publisher’s Weekly


slideshow image
When those Jared loves are threatened, he calls on magic to survive.


slideshow image
A spellbinding murder investigation amidst crises of faith...



Purchase

Add to Wish List


Also by Alyssa Maxwell:

A Murderous Marriage, February 2019
Hardcover
A Devious Death, December 2018
Trade Size (reprint)
Murder at Ochre Court, August 2018
Hardcover
Murder at Chateau sur Mer, July 2018
Trade Size
A Devious Death, January 2018
Hardcover
A Pinch of Poison, December 2017
Trade Size
Murder at Chateau sur Mer, August 2017
Hardcover
Murder at Rough Point, June 2017
Trade Size (reprint)
A Pinch of Poison, January 2017
Hardcover
Murder at Rough Point, September 2016
Hardcover
Murder Most Malicious, January 2016
Hardcover
Murder at Beechwood, June 2015
Paperback
Murder at Marble House, October 2014
Paperback
Murder at the Breakers, April 2014
Paperback

A Devious Death
Alyssa Maxwell

Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery #3
Kensington
December 2018
On Sale: November 27, 2018
304 pages
ISBN: 1617738409
EAN: 9781617738401
Kindle: B06XZS1ZZR
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Add to Wish List

Other Editions
Hardcover (January 2018)

Mystery Historical

In the sobering yet hopeful years following the First World War, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady’s maid, Eva Huntford, find their summer plans marred by an instance of murder . . .

Phoebe and her sister Julia are eager for a summer getaway at High Head Lodge, the newly purchased estate of their cousin Regina. But they are not the only houseguests. Regina's odd friend, Olive, is far from friendly, and Regina's mother and brother—bitter over the unequal distribution of her father's inheritance—have descended on the house to confront Regina.

In addition to the family tension, Eva is increasingly suspicious of Lady Julia's new maid. She questions Miss Stanley's loyalty and integrity, wondering why she left her former employer so suddenly. And why does Regina seem ill at ease around the maid, as if they were previously acquainted? Everyone, it appears, is on edge.

But things go from tense to tragic when their hostess meets an untimely end—mysteriously murdered in her bed with no signs of struggle. Now, with suspects in every room, Lady Phoebe and Eva must uncover secrets hidden behind closed doors—before a killer ensures they never leave High Head Lodge . . . alive.

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2018 off-the-edge.net  all rights reserved Privacy Policy

Google+ Google+