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The Truth-Seeker's Wife - cover

The Truth-Seeker's Wife

Ann Granger

Publisher: Canelo USA

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Summary

In this Victorian-era mystery, a Scotland Yard inspector’s wife becomes embroiled in a murder case while on a seaside holiday. It is Spring 1871 when Lizzie Ross accompanies her formidable Aunt Parry on a restorative trip to the south coast. Lizzie’s husband, Ben, is kept busy at Scotland Yard and urges his wife to stay out of harm’s way.  But when Lizzie and her aunt are invited to dine with other guests at the home of wealthy landowner Sir Henry Meager, and he is found shot dead in his bed the next morning, no one feels safe.  Lizzie suspects that Sir Henry had a number of bitter enemies, many of whom might have wanted him dead. Once Ben arrives to help with the investigation, he and Lizzie must work together to expose Sir Henry’s darkest secrets, and a ruthless killer intent on revenge . . . Perfect for fans of M. R. C. Kasasian, Susanna Calkins, and M. C. Beaton.
Available since: 07/08/2021.
Print length: 275 pages.

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