The Secrets of Wishtide
Publish date: 2016-09-13
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
My friend Shae sent a copy of this one to me because she thought I’d like it–and I did! It’s a Victorian mystery with some Dickensian elements (loosely inspired by parts of David Copperfield). I liked that it features an older woman as the detective, and Saunders does a nice job of weaving in everyd...
Five years after her archdeacon husband passed away, leaving her with a very small annuity, Laetitia Rodd makes ends meet (and staving off boredom) by investigating mysteries for her lawyer brother. It is a curious career for a widow, but Laetitia has a knack for getting people to reveal their secre...
Laetitia Rodd has been engaged to investigate the background of a woman by Sir James Calderstone. Sir James’ son wants to marry Helen Orme and Sir James believes her to be hiding her true background and to therefore be unsuitable for his son. Disguised as a governess, Letty travels to the home of th...