Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday: The Mitford Murders

This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.  "Waiting on Wednesday" spotlights upcoming releases that I'm eagerly anticipating.

 The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes
Pub. Date: January 23, 2018

Goodreads says, "Lose yourself in the gripping first novel in a new series of Golden Age murder mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters.  It's 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle.  Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nurserymaid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy - an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories.  But then a nurse - Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake - is killed on a train in broad daylight, and Louisa and Nancy find themselves entangled in the crimes of a murderer who will do anything to hide their secret . . .  Based on a real unsolved crime and written by Jessica Fellowes, author of the number one-bestselling Downton Abbey books, The Mitford Murders is the perfect new obsession for fans of Daisy Goodwin, Jessie Burton and Agatha Christie."

I have read this author's Downton Abbey books, so I am excited to check out this new historical series.  What do you guys think?

4 comments:

  1. I love this time period and Downton Abbey - may have to check out this book and her other ones! Nice pick!

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    1. Me too! I miss DA so much! Thanks for visiting, Angela.

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  2. Great pick! I am looking forward to this one too. I love historical mysteries :)

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    1. Me too! I hope it doesn't disappoint. Thanks for visiting, Christina!

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