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 nutrition, plant life and one thousand different info for some of the most major social events of the yr is her fortunately authorised accountability. but if her husband's degenerate nephew is located murdered, it is greater than the ball that's ruined. actually, girl Montfort fears that the official police enquiry, pushed through petty snobbery and sophistication prejudice, is pointing in the direction of her son as a possible suspect.

Taking concerns into her personal arms, the really 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 girl, they unearth the hidden lives of woman Montfort's shut pals, servants and relatives and become aware of the identification of a assassin hiding in simple sight.

In this captivating debut certain to attract enthusiasts of Downton Abbey, Tessa Arlen attracts readers into a world completely loved via the wealthy, privileged periods and suffered by means of the boys and ladies who serve them. Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman is a sublime secret full of interesting characters and interesting descriptions of Edwardian life--a brilliant deal with should you love British novels.

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