Mulled Murder

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This holiday season at the Pennyfoot, the head count is down—but the body count is up…

With one of her housemaids leaving to get married, Cecily Sinclair Baxter wants nothing more for Christmas than some good help. Instead of visions of sugar plums, she’s calling the plumber to deal with flooded bathrooms. Then there’s the surly new janitor, who acts like he got coal in his stocking.

But as Cecily scrambles to hire and train new staff in time ...

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Overview

This holiday season at the Pennyfoot, the head count is down—but the body count is up…

With one of her housemaids leaving to get married, Cecily Sinclair Baxter wants nothing more for Christmas than some good help. Instead of visions of sugar plums, she’s calling the plumber to deal with flooded bathrooms. Then there’s the surly new janitor, who acts like he got coal in his stocking.

But as Cecily scrambles to hire and train new staff in time for the holidays, one of her guests is beyond help. Gerald Evans is found stabbed to death on the beach, and Cecily soon discovers he was a private investigator from London looking into dark doings involving the Pennyfoot. Who among the staff or guests was being pursued, and what secret drove that person to cold-blooded murder?

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What People Are Saying

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Praise for the Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries

“Combines the feel of an Agatha Christie whodunit with a taste of Upstairs, Downstairs.”—Cozy Library

“The perfect stocking stuffer for the cozy fan in your life.”—Publishers Weekly

"The Upstairs, Downstairs class difference just before WWI comes alive, as it always does in the Pennyfoot saga, in this exciting amateur sleuth.”—Midwest Book Review

“A pre–World War I whodunit in the classic style, furnished with amusing characters.”—Kirkus Reviews
 

From the Publisher
Praise for the Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries

“Combines the feel of an Agatha Christie whodunit with a taste of Upstairs, Downstairs.”—Cozy Library

“The perfect stocking stuffer for the cozy fan in your life.”—Publishers Weekly

"The Upstairs, Downstairs class difference just before WWI comes alive, as it always does in the Pennyfoot saga, in this exciting amateur sleuth.”—Midwest Book Review

“A pre–World War I whodunit in the classic style, furnished with amusing characters.”—Kirkus Reviews
 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425262917
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 10/29/2013
  • Series: Pennyfoot Hotel Series , #9
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 333,623
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Kate Kingsbury is the author of the Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries, including The Clue is in the Pudding, Herald of Death, and Mistletoe and Mayhem.

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