Brief reviews of mysteries, thrillers, and crime novels.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Maids of Misfortune, by M. Louisa Locke
A new series, set in San Francisco in 1879, featuring Annie Fuller, a young widow who supplements her income offering advice as Madame Sibyl and running a boarding house. One of Annie's clients, Malcolm Voss dies mysteriously, and Annie must assume the role of a household servant in the Voss house to investigate his death and the disappearance of his assets. An easy, enjoyable mystery, rich in historic detail.