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By Anna Loan-Wilsey

Touring secretary Hattie Davish and her trusty typewriter alight on a small city in Illinois, the place the Civil warfare could lengthy be over, yet convinced mysteries refuse to be buried. . .

Hattie Davish is extremely joyful to be ably aiding her filthy rich organisation, Sir Arthur Windom-Greene, an English student who's fluent in Civil battle background and tough at paintings placing jointly a definitive biography of normal Cornelius Starrett. Their examine takes them to Galena, Illinois, the place they speedy research that point has performed little to heal previous conflict wounds. mistrust and betrayal appear to linger in everyone's minds, none extra so than the General's pompous son Henry. And Hattie is bound he has anything to do with a string of surprising incidents in town—especially whilst he turns up lifeless. . .

Between her paintings for Sir Arthur, getting ready for Christmas, and unscheduled viewers from her previous, Hattie rarely has time to enquire a homicide, yet quickly she is misplaced in a labyrinth of secrets and techniques and deceit that ends up in extra questions than solutions. Henry had a knack for locating hassle and making enemies, and there's no scarcity of suspects--including Sir Arthur. Now, Hattie needs to discover the reality whereas keeping her civility in a such a lot uncivil scenario. . .

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"Delightful. . .cozy enthusiasts will eagerly anticipate Hattie's subsequent adventure." --Publishers Weekly

"This ancient comfortable debut showcases the author's brilliant examine. Readers should be interested. . .this is a hot beginning." --Library Journal

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