By Alyssa Maxwell
protecting a polo fit for the Observer, Emma’s activity is to bear in mind the true gamers off the field—Newport’s well-bred elite. however the stylish façade is breached while a girl in gaudy garments creates a scene tough to talk to the spouse of Senator George Wetmore—until she is escorted off the grounds by means of the police.
the subsequent morning, police detective Jesse Whyte asks Emma to fulfill him on the Wetmores’ Bellevue street domestic, Chateau sur Mer, the place the senator’s spouse, Edith, has mysteriously requested to determine her. Upon coming into the mansion, Emma is faced with against the law scene—the intruder from the polo fit lies useless on the foot of a grand staircase.
to prevent scandal, Edith Wetmore implores Emma to exploit her reporter talents and her discretion to enquire. while Emma learns the sufferer used to be a prostitute—and pregnant—she wonders if the senator was once being blackmailed. As Emma peels again layers of deception and kinfolk secrets and techniques, she can have met her fit in a determined killer who will trample a person who will get within the way...
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MURDER AT tough POINT
“Pleasantly twisty . . . will entice enthusiasts of atmospheric nation condo mysteries.” —Publishers Weekly
“Emma is an engaging, autonomous occupation girl during this pleasant first-person account that incorporates well-drawn characters.” —Booklist
“The characters are enjoyable, the discussion is either captivating and clever, however the surroundings that makes up that extravagant period of time in New England rather is the gem in those excellent tales.” —Suspense Magazine
MURDER AT BEECHWOOD
“Another enjoyable access during this comfortable series.” —Library Journal
“Several cuts above the standard feisty heroine story; it presents an exceptional photo of existence one of the privileged—and not-so-privileged—classes in Gilded Newport.” —San Jose Mercury News
MURDER AT MARBLE HOUSE
“Maxwell’s moment access has a reputable secret, solved by means of a feminine detective who’s likeable.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Maxwell back deftly weaves fictional and real-life characters into her story.” —Publishers Weekly
MURDER on the BREAKERS
“A promising begin to a fascinating secret sequence full of shrewdpermanent observations.” —Library Journal
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“Will retain you guessing.” —Historical Novels Reviews
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