December 03, 2014

Spotlight on Catherine Lloyd's Death Comes to London {Giveaway}

Publication Date: November 25, 2014
Kensington Books
Formats: eBook, Trade Paperback
Pages: 272
Series: Kurland St. Mary Mystery, Book Two
Genre: Historical Mystery

A season in London promises a welcome change of pace for two friends from the village of Kurland St. Mary—until murder makes a debut…
With the reluctant blessings of their father, the rector of Kurland St. Mary, Lucy Harrington and her sister Anna leave home for a social season in London. At the same time, Lucy’s special friend Major Robert Kurland is summoned to the city to accept a baronetcy for his wartime heroism.
Amidst the dizzying whirl of balls and formal dinners, the focus shifts from mixing and matchmaking to murder when the dowager Countess of Broughton, the mother of an old army friend of Robert, drops dead. When it’s revealed she’s been poisoned, Robert’s former betrothed, Miss Chingford, is accused, and she in turn points a finger at Anna. To protect her sister, Lucy enlists Robert’s aid in drawing out the true culprit.
But with suspects ranging from resentful rivals and embittered family members to the toast of the ton, it will take all their sleuthing skills to unmask the poisoner before more trouble is stirred up…

Praise for the Kurland St. Mary Mystery Series
“Lloyd’s delightful debut…Readers will hope that death returns soon to Kurland St. Mary.” – Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
“A skillfully crafted mystery that combines a wounded war hero, an inquisitive rector’s daughter and a quaint peaceful village with some sinister secrets…a compelling picture of a young woman trying to find the courage to stand up for herself.” – RT Book Reviews, 4.5 Stars, TOP PICK!
“A Regency Rear Window whose chair-bound hero and the woman who civilizes him generate sparks worthy of Darcy and Elizabeth. – Kirkus Reviews

About the Author
Catherine Lloyd grew up in London, England in the middle of a large family of girls. She quickly decided her imagination was a wonderful thing and was often in trouble for making stuff up. She finally worked out she could make a career out of this when she moved to the USA with her husband and four children and began writing fiction. With a background in historical research and a love of old-fashioned mysteries, she couldn’t resist the opportunity to wonder what a young Regency Miss Marple might be like, and how she would deal with a far from pleasant hero of the Napoleonic wars.

For more information please visit Catherine Lloyd’s website. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.

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  1. This sounds like a fun read. I have added it to my TBR list.

  2. Would love to read this....anything from London.

  3. I've recently become interested in historical mysteries. This sounds like a good one.

  4. This intriguing mystery and the era and locale interests me greatly. thanks for this great giveaway and feature. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  5. Sounds like a great mystery - a bit different from my normal reading genre. Would love to give it a try.

  6. This does sound like a lot of fun. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  7. I would enjoy a good mystery, thanks.

  8. love this premise of a young regency miss marple! sounds a fun read ..


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