Requiem for a Mezzo: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Requiem for a Mezzo: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

by Carola Dunn


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Requiem for a Mezzo: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Carola Dunn

England, 1923: The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple attends a performance of Verdi’s Requiem with Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard. The tickets were a gift from Muriel Westlea, Daisy’s neighbor and the sister of Bettina Westlea, who will be singing the mezzo role. What should be a pleasant afternoon is disrupted when, during the performance, Bettina falls dead on stage—poisoned with cyanide. While it’s quickly determined that Bettina’s on-stage prop glass of liqueur was laced with the deadly poison, discovering the person responsible will not be an easy task.

Bettina was neither well liked nor well behaved, and many of her colleagues, associates, and even her family had good reason to want her dead. Daisy, determined to help DCI Fletcher whether he wants help or not, decides to do some investigating on her own. But with so many suspects and so few clues, the murderer may well go free...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250120885
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 01/31/2017
Series: Daisy Dalrymple Series , #3
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 178,591
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

CAROLA DUNN is the author of many previous mysteries featuring Daisy Dalrymple, including Superfluous Women, as well as numerous historical novels. Born and raised in England, she lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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Requiem for a Mezzo: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
dibbylodd More than 1 year ago
Another good period piece by the author. Interesting characters. So many "possible" killers, but which one did it? The tension between the titled lead character and the lower class DCI continues to add flavor to the murder investigations. Her ability to have people talk to her and her powers of observation prove, once again, to be essential.
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