WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD AND THE ROMANTIC TIMES AWARDWhen a desperate Duchess of York asks for his help, Beau Brummell wouldnt think of refusing. The cantankerous Countess of Wrayburn has been fatally poisoned, and her paid companion is the prime suspect. Unfortunately, the Duchess is the one who arranged the young womans employment with the late Countess. If the accusations prove true, the scandal would ruin the Duchesss good name.
Ever the gentleman, Brummell hastens to the Wrayburn house to do some inquiring of his own. It doesnt take long to realize that more than one person had motive to poison Lady Wrayburn. And Beau Brummell is going to find out who they are. Because if theres one thing thats never in style, its murder.
George Bryan Beau Brummell, the arbiter of fashion in Regency England, may seem an unlikely protagonist for a crime novel, but Stevens . . . brings off this debut mystery with great èlan. Readers of both historical mysteries and Regency romances will eagerly await sequels.
“With DEATH ON A SILVER TRAY, Ms. Stevens has pulled a hat trick:The novel likely will appeal equally to fans of romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. For that matter, it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a well told tale._25E2_2580_259D
Richmond Times Dispatch
_25E2_2580_259CIf P.G. Wodehouse had decided to write mysteries set in the Regency period with a sle03A64474EC
The Mystery Reader Reviews
_25E2_2580_259CA light, excity 1805 England is re-created with expertise, stylish prose, and dry humor._25E2_2580_259D
“Witty and stylish mysteries with good historical background. The writing is as elegant as Beau Brummell himself. Well done, Rosemary Stevens!”
M.C. Beaton (aka Marion Chesney) author of the Agatha Raisin
And Hamish MacBeth mystery novels
_25E2_2580_259CBeau Brummell makes a dandy sleuth. Rosemary Stevens_25E2_2580_2599 dashing detective061E4014D5
Carole Nelson Douglas, Author of the Midnight Louie Mysteries
_25E2_2580_259CMs. Stevens has scored a triumph in this first Beau Brummell mystery. Who could be a 0DE83334E3
_25E2_2580_259CBeau Brummell, the legendary aesthete and Savile Row patron saint, is brought to life08D6A8F4AD
Savile Row Webzine for Gentlemen
_25E2_2580_259CDEATH ON A SILVER TRAY is a delightful book that will thrill mystery lovers and regen0ED10E147E
Romantic Times Magazine
Beau Brummell proves as adept at sniffing out a murderer as he is at squashing the socially pretentious in Rosemary Stevenss delightful debut mystery. A charmer from first page to last. Dean James, New York Times Bestselling Author