DEATH BELOW STAIRS

DEATH BELOW STAIRS

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Highly sought-after young cook Kat Holloway takes a position in a Mayfair mansion and soon finds herself immersed in the odd household of Lord Rankin. Kat is fine with the family's eccentricities as long as they stay away from her kitchen, but trouble finds its way below stairs when her assistant is murdered. Afraid for her life, Kat turns to the mysterious Daniel McAdam for help. Daniel takes a position in the house as a footman and stand-in valet so he can investigate covertly, but Kat cooks up a suspect list of her own.
ISBN: 9780399585517
Branch Call Number: PB MYSTERY ASH

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thebritlass
Oct 04, 2018

Another great debut for a promising Victorian mystery series. I particularly enjoyed the characterization and both setting and plot are well-developed. Looking forward to book 2.

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lbeast
Jun 27, 2018

It's a mystery for women. The actual mystery takes second place to the romantic desires of the main character, who is a cook in a Victorian household in London. I could barely get through it, and kept reading only because my other books that I had reserved weren't yet ready at the library.

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StoryAddict
Feb 16, 2018

Great sense of place (Victorian London). Well-drawn and intriguing main characters, even if, particularly the women, are unusually independent and/or eccentric for their era. Steadily advancing plot with good dialogue. A murder, a political plot, a bit of romance, and a little menu chatter for foodies. Readers who enjoy 'Upstairs Downstairs' and 'Downton Abbey' will likely gobble this title and look forward to the next in the series.

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deependgirl
Feb 04, 2018

Great first book of a series! Highly recommend especially if you enjoy mysteries set in the Victorian era. I love that it’s a “upstairs downstairs” theme and also that our amateur detective is a cook! I have enjoyed many aristocratic upperclass rich ladies and gentlemen regency and Victorian era mysteries... it’s a very good idea to make this mostly the downstairs world. Bit of a switch that makes sense and refreshing. I can’t wait to read the next book.

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