Bright young dead
|Format:||Print Book 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 20 Libraries 20 of 22 copies|
"True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a golden age mystery." --Daisy Goodwin, author of Victoria and The American Heiress on The Mitford Murders
Set amid the legendary Mitford household, Bright Young Dead is the second in the thrilling, Golden Age-style Mitford Murders series by Jessica Fellowes, author of the New York Times bestselling Downton Abbey books.
Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighbouring the Mitford home.
The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie. But Louisa Cannon, chaperone to the Mitford girls and a former criminal herself, believes Dulcie to be innocent, and sets out to clear the girl's name . . . all while the real killer may only be steps away.
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A Mitford murders mystery
#1 - The Mitford murders
#2 - Bright young dead
Mitford family -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :2018
|Edition||First U.S. edition.|
391 pages ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 389).