Love is in the air in this re-release of the third installment in a witty mystery series set in 1913 London. This time Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins find themselves in an Edwardian version of 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'. And once wedding season rolls into high gear, both of them have less time to devote to their phonetics lessons, especially after marriage and murder become a lethal mix. An Agatha Award finalist as Best Historical Mystery of 2016.
Although Eliza Doolittle continues to turn down Freddy Eynsford-Hill's marriage proposals, everyone else seems headed for the altar. Indeed, she and Professor Henry Higgins have received invitations to four weddings. But the ceremony of the first couple ends with the groom's murder. When the next two weddings suffer deadly attacks, it is clear someone is targeting bridegrooms. Which is bad news since the wedding of Freddy's sister is imminent.
Higgins and Eliza must find the killer before another bouquet is tossed. But the killer leads them on a merry chase that takes them from the dangerous streets of Whitechapel to London's most elegant fashion salon to the halls of the British Museum. And the reason behind the attacks remains as much a mystery as the identity of the murderer. However, they begin to suspect an ancient temple in India may hold the key.
Once the wedding day of Freddy's sister arrives, Eliza and Higgins greet the morning with foreboding. If they don't catch the killer soon, the bridegroom - and perhaps the bride herself - may be murdered before they can get to the church on time.