A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family - Euphemia Martins Mysteries

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Synopsis

"A sparkling and witty crime debut with a female protagonist to challenge Miss Marple." Lin Anderson, Award winning Scottish crime author







A Death in the Family - Book One of the Euphemia Martin Mysteries



In December 1909 the Very Rev Joshia Martins expires in a dish of mutton and onions leaving his family on the brink of destitution.



Abandoned by her noble grandfather, Joshia's daughter, the eighteen year old Euphemia, takes it on herself to provide for her mother and little brother by entering service. She's young, fit, intelligent, a little naive and assumes the life of a maid won't be too demanding. However, on her first day at the unhappy home of Lord Stapleford she discovers a dead body. 



Euphemia's innate sense of justice has her prying where no servant should look and uncovering some Stapleford secrets…

Book information

ISBN: 9781909520998
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Imprint: Headline Accent
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 198g
Height: 203mm
Width: 127mm
Spine width: 10mm