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Murder at the Marlowe Club

(The second book in the Milliner Mysteries series)
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A corpse in a corset. A dangerous gambling den. A perilous path between safety and evil.

London, 1905. Leading milliner Emily Gates' illegal shortcut through a private park in the rain brought her straight to a scantily clothed corpse. Then her route took her straight into the hands of the indefatigable Lady Kaldaire, who recognized the body as a relative of her longtime friend, the Duchess of Wallingford. Lady Kaldaire blackmailed Emily before to find Lord Kaldaire's killer. Why not this murderer, too?

Emily has plenty of reasons why not, but finding links between her father's nefarious family of crooks and conmen and the debauchery of the secretive Marlowe Club involves her in the investigation led by the handsome Inspector Russell of Scotland Yard. Emily discovers more than she expects about the licentious world of the corpse through her aristocratic customers, including Georgia, heroine of the Victorian Bookshop Mysteries, now the Duchess of Blackford.

Are the scandal rags correct, or has the victim been maligned by a mastermind who'll stop at nothing to gain everything?

This is a historical cozy mystery with no graphic violence, sex, or foul language. Just exciting action, mysterious events, and surprising endings.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Paperback Editions

February 2020 : Paperback

Title: Murder at the Marlowe Club
Author(s): Kate Parker
ISBN: 1-73322-941-8 / 978-1-73322-941-8
Publisher: JDP Press
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Kindle Editions

February 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Murder at the Marlowe Club (The Milliner Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Kate Parker
Publisher: JDP Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU