By Ashley Weaver
Edgar Award-shortlisted writer Ashley Weaver returns with the 5th installment within the Amory Ames secret sequence.
An Act of Villainy is an a gem, set in Nineteen Thirties London and choked with type, banter, and twists that conventional secret fanatics will definitely relish.
"So you have got your self concerned with one other homicide, have you?"
Walking via London’s West finish after an evening on the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into prosperous investor and previous actor Gerard Holloway. Holloway and his spouse Georgina are outdated associates of theirs, and while Holloway invitations them to the gown practice session of a brand new play he's directing, Amory easily accepts.
However, Amory is stunned to benefit that Holloway has solid his mistress, actress plants Bell, within the lead position. moreover, the informal invitation isn't what it seems—he admits to Amory and Milo that flowers has been receiving threatening letters, and he wishes their assist in discovering the mysterious sender. regardless of Amory’s conflicting feelings—not basically does she believe loyalty to Georgina, however the disintegration of the Holloways’ excellent marriage turns out to bode sick for her personal occasionally gentle relationship—her interest will get the higher of her, and she or he starts off to make inquiries.
It speedy turns into transparent that every member of the forged has cause to resent Flora—and with a bunch so expert within the paintings of deception, it isn’t effortless to split fact from phantasm. while imprecise threats improve, the scene is determined for homicide, and Amory and Milo needs to locate the killer prior to the ultimate curtain falls.
Also out now within the Amory Ames mysteries: Murder on the Brightwell, Death Wears a Mask, A so much Novel Revenge, and The Essence of Malice.
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An Act of Villainy: An Amory Ames Mystery by Ashley Weaver