Hasty Death: An Edwardian Murder Mystery (Edwardian Murder Mysteries)

Hasty Death: An Edwardian Murder Mystery (Edwardian Murder Mysteries)

M. C. Beaton

Eager to affix the operating sessions, girl Rose summer season has deserted the comforts of her mom and dad' domestic to develop into self-supporting. yet existence as a operating girl isn't really fairly what Rose had imagined---long hours as a typist and nights spent in a dreary women's hostel will not be very empowering if you end up bad, chilly, and drained. fortunately for Rose, her drudgery involves a merciful finish whilst she learns of the premature dying of an acquaintance.

Freddy Pomfret, a foolish and vacuous younger guy, used to be in all probability as much as no reliable earlier than he used to be shot lifeless in his London flat. whilst Rose discovers incriminating facts pointing to numerous individuals of her classification, she returns to London excessive society for you to examine correctly. With assistance from Captain Harry Cathcart and Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland backyard, Rose prepares to do the social rounds―uncovering a devious blackmail plot and an unforeseen killer.

Set in Britain through the Edwardian international of events, servants, and scandal, M. C. Beaton's Hasty loss of life is a pleasant blend of murderous intrigue and excessive society.

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