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Wouldn't It Be Deadly

(2014)
(The first book in the Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel (nominee)
Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins make an incomparable pair of sleuths in the start of a delightful new series

Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball--where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry Higgins' bet that he could pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess--Eliza becomes an assistant to his chief rival Emil Nepommuck. After Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza into a lady, an enraged Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud. When Nepommuck is found with a dagger in his back, Henry Higgins becomes Scotland Yard's prime suspect. However, Eliza learns that most of Nepommuck's pupils had a reason to murder their blackmailing teacher. As another suspect turns up dead and evidence goes missing, Eliza and Higgins realize the only way to clear the Professor's name is to discover which of Nepommuck's many enemies is the real killer. When all the suspects attend a performance of Hamlet at Drury Lane, Eliza and Higgins don their theatre best and race to upstage a murderer.

This reimagining of George Bernard Shaw's beloved characters is sheer pleasure. Wouldn'tIt Be Deadly transports readers to Edwardian London, from the aristocratic environs of Mayfair to the dangerous back alleys of the East End. Eliza and Henry steal the show in this charming traditional mystery.

Genre: Cozy Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

March 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wouldnt It Be Deadly (An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery)
Author(s): D E Ireland
ISBN: 1-4104-7375-9 / 978-1-4104-7375-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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September 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wouldn't It Be Deadly: An Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins Mystery (An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery)
Author(s): D E Ireland
ISBN: 1-250-04935-0 / 978-1-250-04935-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Audio Editions

November 2015 : MP3 CD
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Title: Wouldn't It Be Deadly (Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery)
Author(s): D E Ireland
ISBN: 1-5113-3833-4 / 978-1-5113-3833-2
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December 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wouldn't It Be Deadly
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Title: Wouldn't It Be Deadly
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September 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Wouldn't It Be Deadly: An Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins Mystery
Author(s): D E Ireland
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA