The Bachelor Girl's Guide to Murder (Herringford & Watts Mysteries #1) by Rachel McMillan + Giveaway
About the Book
In 1910 Toronto, while other bachelor girls perfect their domestic skills and find husbands, two friends perfect their sleuthing skills and find a murderer.
Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and Jem deeper into the mire of the city's underbelly, where the high hopes of those dreaming to make a new life in Canada are met with prejudice and squalor.
While searching for answers, donning disguises, and sneaking around where no proper ladies would ever go, they pair with Jasper Forth, a police constable, and Ray DeLuca, a reporter in whom Jem takes a more than professional interest. Merinda could well be Toronto's premiere consulting detective, and Jem may just find a way to put her bachelor girlhood behind her forever--if they can stay alive long enough to do so.
Books in the Series
About the Author
Rachel McMillan is a keen history enthusiast and a lifelong bibliophile. When not writing or reading, she can most often be found drinking tea and watching British miniseries. Rachel lives in bustling Toronto, where she works in educational publishing and pursues her passion for art, literature, music, and theater.
What a fun read! Rachel McMillan’s debut novel is filled with fun characters and an extremely entertaining storyline. If you think the title of this noel is a delight, just wait until you read this exciting book! This is the story of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson—oh wait I mean two bachelor girls and female detectives, Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts and their adventures in trying to solve the murder of some local girls. What an exciting and suspenseful story. I had a great time reading this fairly quick and delightful novel! I would recommend this book to readers that enjoy historical, mystery tales.
Series: Herringford and Watts Mysteries
Genre: historical, mystery, thriller, suspense, Canada
Publisher: Harvest House
Publication date: March 1, 2016
Number of pages: 289
Content Rating: PG, mention of murders
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
0.5-A Singular and Whimsical Problem
1.5-Of Dubious and Questionable Memory
2-A Lesson in Love and Murder
A review copy of this book was provided by Rachel's Herringford and Watts Conclave Review Team.
4/27/2016 09:41:21 pm
Sydney, this was so different from anything I've ever read and I loved everything about it! Jem and Ray were adorable.
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