By Alyssa Maxwell

In the past due 19th century, Newport, Rhode Island, is domestic to a couple of America’s wealthiest electorate. It’s additionally the beat of society reporter Emma go, a much less well-heeled cousin to the illustrious Vanderbilts, who sometimes moonlights in fixing murders . . .
protecting a polo fit for the Observer, Emma’s task is to consider the true gamers off the field—Newport’s well-bred elite. however the trendy façade is breached whilst a girl in gaudy garments creates a scene not easy to talk to the spouse of Senator George Wetmore—until she is escorted off the grounds through the police.
the following morning, police detective Jesse Whyte asks Emma to satisfy him on the Wetmores’ Bellevue road domestic, Chateau sur Mer, the place the senator’s spouse, Edith, has mysteriously requested to determine her. Upon getting into the mansion, Emma is faced with against the law scene—the intruder from the polo fit lies lifeless on the foot of a grand staircase.
to prevent scandal, Edith Wetmore implores Emma to take advantage of her reporter talents and her discretion to enquire. whilst Emma learns the sufferer used to be a prostitute—and pregnant—she wonders if the senator was once being blackmailed. As Emma peels again layers of deception and family members secrets and techniques, she could have met her fit in a determined killer who will trample an individual who will get within the way...

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“Pleasantly twisty . . . will attract enthusiasts of atmospheric kingdom condo mysteries.” —Publishers Weekly

“Emma is an engaging, self sufficient profession girl during this enjoyable first-person account that comes with well-drawn characters.” —Booklist

“The characters are enjoyable, the discussion is either fascinating and clever, however the surroundings that makes up that extravagant period of time in New England quite is the gem in those excellent tales.” —Suspense Magazine


“Another unique access during this comfortable series.” —Library Journal

“Several cuts above the standard feisty heroine story; it presents an outstanding photograph of lifestyles one of the privileged—and not-so-privileged—classes in Gilded Newport.” —San Jose Mercury News


“Maxwell’s moment access has a reputable secret, solved by means of a feminine detective who’s likeable.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Maxwell back deftly weaves fictional and real-life characters into her story.” —Publishers Weekly


“A promising begin to an enticing secret sequence jam-packed with clever observations.” —Library Journal

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“Will preserve you guessing.” —Historical Novels Reviews

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