When sportswriter Joey Gillingham stops off at a Brighton barbershop for a shave and a trim, he gets more than he bargained for—a slashed throat. The journalist's next headline story in the paper is his obituary.
With the ghastly murder the talk of the seaside town, Mirabelle and...
In 1950s England, a debutante disappears from a Soho jazz club, pulling a pair of sleuths into a seedy underworld, in this "series that deserves a long run" (Booklist).
In the years following World War II, former Secret Service employee Mirabelle Bevan can't seem to resist an attraction to danger and a thirst for justice . . .
The mysterious disappearance of eighteen-year-old debutante Rose Bellamy
After WWII, a woman settles in a seaside town—where her old intelligence skills come in surprisingly handy: "Great fun."—James Runcie, author of the Grantchester mysteries
In post-World War II England, former Secret Service operative Mirabelle Bevan becomes embroiled in a new kind of intrigue . . .
1951: In the popular seaside town of Brighton, it's time for Mirabelle Bevan to move beyond
1842. Stranded on Deception Island in the South Atlantic, her whaling captain husband lost at sea, Karina is destitute and desperate. Disguised as a cabin boy, she stows away on a British ship. But Karina is about to get a nasty surprise.
As she grows closer to ship's surgeon Joseph Hooker, Karina and the rest of the crew find themselves...