A Proposal to Die For (A Lady Alkmene Cosy Mystery, Book 1): First edition

By Vivian Conroy

Published: October 2016

ISBN: 9780008205164

  • ‘This book is a cross between "Downton Abbey" and "Miss Marple".’ – Katherine (Goodreads)

    The first book in the new Lady Alkmene Callender Mystery series

    A murderous beginning

    With her father away in India, Lady Alkmene Callender finds being left to her own devices in London intolerably dull, until the glamorous Broadway star Evelyn Steinbeck arrives in town! Gossip abounds about the New York socialite, but when Ms Steinbeck’s wealthy uncle, Silas Norwhich, is found dead Lady Alkmene finds her interest is piqued. Because this death sounds a lot to her like murder…

    Desperate to uncover the truth, Lady Alkmene begins to look into Ms Steinbeck’s past – only to be hampered by the arrival of journalist, Jake Dubois – who believes she is merely an amateur lady-detective meddling in matters she knows nothing about!

    But Lady Alkmene refuses to be deterred from the case and together they dig deeper, only to discover that some secrets should never come to light…

    The twenties have never been so dangerous

    Don’t miss the next Lady Alkmene Mystery

    1. A Proposal to Die For
    2. Diamonds of Death
    3. Deadly Treasures
    4. A Fatal Masquerade

    Praise for ‘A Proposal to Die For’

    A Proposal to Die For is wonderfully smooth and glamorous, in the style of Agatha Christie combined with the beauty of Gatsby.’ – The Storycollector Blog

    ‘The first in a new series, this is a well written historical mystery with just a hint of attitude’ – Cayocosta72

    ‘When it’s as charming as A Proposal to Die For mystery and history make the most wonderful combination.’ – Little Bookness Lane

    ‘I will definitely be reading the rest of this series.’ – Holly (Goodreads)

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