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In The Market For Murder

In the Market for Murder is a “Lady Hardcastle Mystery” and like the first Lady Hardcastle and her “servant” Florence Armstrong are tasked to solve a murder mystery as the local constabulary are busy with other, more pressing issues.  Set in the early 20th century, the sleuthing is rudimentary, but that’s what makes these mysteries interesting and quaint.  Setting off to find the killer before they even know for sure that the man was murdered.  They come to find plenty of people who have motive and pretty much every person that they interview reviled the victim.

A Quiet Life in the Country

Lady Hardcastle and her “maid” Miss Armstrong move into what they believe to be a quiet country setting.  On one of their first walks into town they discover something that is anything but what they expected in this quaint little town.  They both dig in to solve the mystery…

“I have christened it the ‘crime board’, she said ‘Let me show you.’  She stood and collected a sheaf of papers from the sideboard before crossing to the blackboard.”