Friday, 27 March 2020

The Body in the Garden (Lily Adler Mystery #1)The Body in the Garden by Katharine Schellman
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

1815. Widow Lily Adler finally decides its time to return to London society, and is eager to re-engage with friends, especially with Lady Serena Walter. To this end she accepts an invitation to a ball given by the Walters. While taking the air in the garden she oversees a disagreement, overhears an argument and then a gunshot. A few moments later with the help of acquaintance Captain Jack Hartley they discover a body. When the magistrate decides not to investigate, Lily undertakes the task.
It was an enjoyable mystery, but unfortunately I just didn't take to the character of Lily. Not an endearing character to me. Though a good solid start to a new series.
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