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Death on the Sapphire

Authors: Koreto, R. J.
Series: A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery
Publisher: CROOKED LANE BOOKS
BISAC/Subject: FIC022060, FIC022030, FIC022040
ISBN: 9781629535920, Related ISBNs: 1629535907, 1629535915, 1629535923, 9781629535906, 9781629535913
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “Fans of both Downton Abbey and Agatha Christie will embrace the subtly witty, refreshingly unconventional heroine” in this historical mystery set in Edwardian England (RT Book Reviews)

An extraordinary woman living in extraordinary times, Lady Frances Ffolkes is an Edwardian-era suffragette who has an uncanny ability to attract danger and romance.

When Major Colcombe, a family friend and war veteran, dies under mysterious circumstances, the good Lady Frances discovers that he was working on a manuscript about South Africa's bloody Boer War, which reportedly revealed a scandalous mistake that cost many innocent lives. Now, it's up to Frances and her loyal lady's maid, June Mallow, to track down the missing manuscript and bring the killer to justice. Despite clashes with Scotland Yard and the British Secret Service, Frances never backs down and finds herself in several very unfortunate positions—and one very fortunate love triangle.

Death on the Sapphire, R. J. Koreto's witty and winsome series debut, is sure to delight fans of historical mysteries for years to come.

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