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Murder at Kingscote by Alyssa Maxwell

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Also by Alyssa Maxwell:

Murder at Kingscote, September 2020
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Murder at Crossways, August 2020
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Murder at Rough Point, June 2017
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A Pinch of Poison, January 2017
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Murder at Rough Point, September 2016
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Murder Most Malicious, January 2016
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Murder at Beechwood, June 2015
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Murder at Marble House, October 2014
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Murder at the Breakers, April 2014
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Murder at Kingscote
Alyssa Maxwell

Gilded Newport #8
Kensington
September 2020
On Sale: August 25, 2020
304 pages
ISBN: 1496720733
EAN: 9781496720733
Kindle: B082WQVX6D
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Mystery Historical

In late nineteenth-century Newport, Rhode Island, journalist Emma Cross discovers the newest form of transportation has become the newest type of murder weapon . . .
 
On a clear July day in 1899, the salty ocean breeze along Bellevue Avenue carries new smells of gasoline and exhaust as Emma, now editor-in-chief of the Newport Messenger, covers Newport's first-ever automobile parade. But the festive atmosphere soon turns to shock as young Philip King drunkenly swerves his motorcar into a wooden figure of a nanny pushing a pram on the obstacle course.
 
That evening, at a dinner party hosted by Ella King at her magnificent Gothic-inspired "cottage," Kingscote, Emma and her beau Derrick Andrews are enjoying the food and the company when Ella’s son staggers in, obviously still inebriated. But the disruption is nothing compared to the urgent shouts of the coachman. Rushing out, they find the family's butler pinned against a tree beneath the front wheels of Philip's motorcar, close to death.
 
At first, the tragic tableau appears to be a reckless accident—one which could ruin Philip's reputation. But when Emma later receives a message informing her that the butler bullied his staff and took advantage of young maids, she begins to suspect the scene may have been staged and steers the police toward a murder investigation. But while Emma investigates the connections between a competing heir for the King fortune, a mysterious child, an inmate of an insane asylum, and the brutal boxing rings of Providence, a killer remains at large—with unfinished business to attend to . . .

Gilded Newport Mystery

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