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Death at the Dance

(2020)
(The second book in the Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery series)
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. , adventurer extraordinaire and reluctant amateur detective, is taking a break from sleuthing. She’s got much bigger problems: Eleanor has two left feet, nothing to wear and she’s expected at the masked ball at the local manor. Her new beau is the host, so she needs to dazzle.Surrounded by partygoers with painted faces, pirates, priests and enough feathers to drown an ostrich, Eleanor searches for a familiar face. As she follows a familiar pair of long legs up a grand staircase, she’s sure she’s on Lance’s trail. But she opens the door on a dreadful scene: Lance standing over a dead Colonel Puddifoot, brandishing a silver candlestick, the family safe wide open and empty.Moments later, the police burst in and arrest Lance for murder, diamond theft and a spate of similar burglaries. But Eleanor is convinced her love didn’t do it, and with him locked up in prison, she knows she needs to clear his name.Something Lance lets slip about his pals convinces Eleanor the answer lies close to home. Accompanied by her faithful sidekick Gladstone the bulldog, she begins with Lance’s friends – a set of fast driving, even faster drinking, high-society types with a taste for mischief. But after they start getting picked off in circumstances that look a lot like murder, Eleanor is in a race against time to clear Lance’s name and avoid another brush with death…‘It was an visit once again with people that. . Verity Bright has created that you want to spend time with again and again.’ NetGalley Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️‘… … … If you need a bit of an , or need with on the couch, grab this! Definitely to the following instalments in this series!’ Goodreads Reviewer‘…and her investigative adventures. This book is perfect for Sunday afternoon reading to escape into a fabulously written English mystery story. .’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️‘.’ Goodreads Reviewer‘ This was the first time I’ve read this author and I must say This was … I will definitely read more from this author!’ Goodreads Reviewer‘’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️‘. The . The , but still so cozy and charming’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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