Title: A Distinction of Blood
Author: Hannah March
Genre: Historical Mystery
Rating: 4 crowns
"Asked to investigate the marriage of his employer's beautiful daughter, Charlotte Mortlock, Robert Fairfax discovers evidence of gambling debts, love affairs, and secrets. But suspicion turns to shock when Charlotte's husband is found murdered in his bed with Charlotte holding court in the next room. Now Fairfax must get to the heart of this elegant facade of lies-in order to unmask a killer...."
I picked up this novel on a random visit to the local used bookstore, and it definitely turned out to be one lucky find! A Distinction of Blood is a quick and twisting adventure through Georgian England that will have you in delightful puzzlement the entire time. Following the witty and sharp minded Fairfax as he unravels secrets and tangled conspiracies in hope of solving the shocking murder of Charlotte Mortlock's husband, the reader is given not only a consuming story but also a vivid look into Georgian England's culture and vitality. Having a page count of only 272 pages, A Distinction of Blood is an easy and entertaining read, one that is perfect for a relaxing summer day.
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