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Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks

Death of a New American - Mariah Fredericks
DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN by Mariah Fredericks
Jane Prescott, lady’s maid and mystery solver, becomes embroiled in labor disputes, the Black Hand and murder in this entertaining novel set in 1912 New York. Louise, Jane’s lady, is about to marry the son of a prestigious family.
When the Tyler’s nursemaid is murdered and notes are found threatening the infant child of Louise’s soon to be in laws, Jane and newspaperman Michael Behan spring into action. Between love and the criminal underworld, the tension is palpable.
Well written, with interesting situation and characters, this novel will be a welcome addition to book groups and individual readers alike.
4 of 5 stars