Book 16 in The Euphemia Martins Murder Mystery series
'A perilous predicament for the ever-resourceful Euphemia. Highly entertaining.' - Penny Kline, author of The Sister's Secret
'Euphemia is charming and witty and completely adorable. Loved it.' - Colette McCormick, author of Ribbons in Her Hair
It is August 1914 and war has been declared. Spymaster Fitzroy returns from France with a team of highly trained spotters wounded and unfit for duty. While Euphemia's husband, Bertram, is away undertaking Fitzroy's next mission, Euphemia and Merry go undercover as nurses in the hospital where Fitzroy's four surviving scouts are being treated. It is feared one of them is a traitor and Euphemia must identify him before it is too late...
At the hospital, Euphemia encounters a black-market racketeer, the impenetrable high security Ward D, and an old familiar face who believes some deaths on his ward are a result of foul play. Uncovering far more than she'd bargained for, Euphemia will need all her strength, wit and ingenuity to survive unscathed ...
A Sparkling and witty crime debut with a female protagonist to challenge Miss Marple
Impeccable historical detail with a light touch
Euphemia Martins is feisty, funny and completely adorable
A rattlingly good dose of Edwardian country house intrigue with plenty of twist and turns and clues to puzzle through along with the heroine of the book, Euphemia Martins - Booklore.co.uk