Dandy Gilver and the proper treatment of bloodstains

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Minotaur Books,
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1st U.S. ed.
One of The Boston Globe 's Best Mysteries of 2011   "Guaranteed to appeal to those who have never got over the death of Dorothy L. Sayers." --Financial Times (UK)

Welcome to Edinburgh, 1926. Dandy Gilver, a wealthy and witty aristocrat (and sometimes amateur sleuth) receives a letter from Lollie Balfour, who insists that her husband of five years is having her followed and her mail is being steamed open. The only way for Dandy to help is by pretending to applying for a job as a lady's maid in Lollie's house. Dandy gets a crash course from her own maid and arrives at 31 Heriot Row, ready to put all of her detection skills to good use. Why does Mr. Balfour want to get rid of his wife? And can Dandy stay in disguise long enough to evade the villains?  

Charming and funny, Dandy Gilver is an irresistible sleuth who is sure to win over mystery lovers everywhere. Readers who can't get enough of Dorothy L. Sayers, Barbara Pym, and Dorothy Parker will definitely find a new favorite in Catriona McPherson's smart and original mystery.

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subject_facet Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Scottish, Women private investigators -- England -- Fiction
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