Anything But Civil (Hattie Davish Mysteries) (A Hattie Davish Mystery)

Anything But Civil (Hattie Davish Mysteries) (A Hattie Davish Mystery)

Anna Loan-Wilsey

touring secretary Hattie Davish and her trusty typewriter alight on a small city in Illinois, the place the Civil battle may possibly lengthy be over, yet yes mysteries refuse to be buried. . .

Hattie Davish is overjoyed to be ably helping her prosperous supplier, Sir Arthur Windom-Greene, an English student who's fluent in Civil struggle background and difficult at paintings placing jointly a definitive biography of basic Cornelius Starrett. Their study 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 unusual incidents in town--especially whilst he turns up lifeless. . .

Between her paintings for Sir Arthur, getting ready for Christmas, and unscheduled viewers from her earlier, Hattie infrequently has time to enquire a homicide, yet quickly she is misplaced in a labyrinth of secrets and techniques and deceit that results in extra questions than solutions. Henry had a knack for locating difficulty and making enemies, and there is no scarcity of suspects--including Sir Arthur. Now, Hattie needs to discover the reality whereas conserving her civility in a so much uncivil scenario. . .

Praise For a scarcity Of Temperance

"Delightful. . .cozy fanatics will eagerly watch for Hattie's subsequent adventure." --Publishers Weekly

"This ancient comfortable debut showcases the author's marvelous learn. Readers could be involved. . .this is a hot beginning." --Library Journal

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