Why would a man, knowing his life was in danger, turn his back on his killer?
In pre-war London, Olivia Denis wins a plum assignment from her newspaper when she meets the glamorous French fashion designer, Mimi Mareau. Mimi has it all—wealth, talent, acclaim, and a British duke for a lover. But on her first visit to Mimi’s new Mayfair house of haute couture, Olivia finds something else—the body of an unknown man.
Mimi and her three French assistants say they don’t know the man, but is that true? As Olivia spends time around the salon, she learns at least one of the women knew the dead man and all four women are lying.
A British agent in possession of a terrible secret, an attempt on the life of a British leader, a fashion house in the middle of it all, and war marches closer. Can Olivia stop a murderer before he or she can strike again, or will time run out on the fragile peace, ending Olivia’s efforts?
The Deadly Series
Deadly Scandal, Book 1
Deadly Wedding, Book 2
Deadly Fashion, Book 3
About the Author
Kate Parker grew up reading her mother’s mystery stories and her father’s collection of history books. Now she can’t write a story without going back in time and dropping in a few decent corpses. She is inspired to write by her husband, who wants to know when the next book is coming out because he needs something to read, and by two of her children who are also writers. She considers it a triumph over their upbringing that neither writes about murder. So far. She takes no credit at all for her four perfect grandchildren.