Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman: A Mystery

Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman: A Mystery

Tessa Arlen


Lady Montfort has been making plans her annual summer season gown ball for months with scrupulous care. Pulling jointly the foodstuff, plants and 1000 different information for some of the most major social events of the yr is her fortunately accredited accountability. but if her husband's degenerate nephew is located murdered, it really is greater than the ball that's ruined. in truth, girl Montfort fears that the official police enquiry, pushed by means of petty snobbery and sophistication prejudice, is pointing in the direction of her son as a possible suspect.

Taking concerns into her personal palms, the quite over-imaginative countess enlists assistance from her pragmatic housekeeper, Mrs. Jackson, to enquire the case, music down the ladies that vanished the evening of the homicide, and transparent her son's identify. because the girls look for a runaway housemaid and a headstrong younger lady, they unearth the hidden lives of girl Montfort's shut pals, servants and relations and detect the identification of a assassin hiding in undeniable sight.

In this mesmerizing debut certain to entice lovers of Downton Abbey, Tessa Arlen attracts readers into a world completely loved through the wealthy, privileged periods and suffered by means of the boys and girls who serve them. Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman is a sublime secret full of exciting characters and interesting descriptions of Edwardian life--a magnificent deal with in the event you love British novels.

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