Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday | Rules of Murder

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is ... 

Rules of Murder by Julianna Deering
Bethany House | August 1, 2013

About the Book
Introducing Drew Farthering ... From the tip of his black Homburg to the crease in his stylish cheviot trousers, he's the epitome of a stylish 1930s English gentleman. His only problem? The body he just discovered.

Drew Farthering loves a good mystery, although he generally expects to find it in the pages of a novel, not on the grounds of his country estate.

With the help of beautiful and whip-smart Madeline Parker, a guest from America, Drew proposes to use the lessons he's learned reading his mysteries to solve the crime. Before long, he realizes this is no lark, and no one at Farthering Place is who he or she appears to be--not the butler nor blackmailer, the chauffeur nor embezzler. Trying hard to remain one step ahead of the killer--and trying harder to impress Madeline--Drew must decide how far to take this dangerous game.

Why I Can't Wait to Read It
I saw someone post that this book was a combination of Agatha Christie and Downton Abbey. Sold! Seriously, that's a lot to live up to, but I'm hopeful that this debut author will give me a story I can't put down. :)

2 comments:

  1. Downton Abbey? Yup sign me up :) I love country house mysteries, this sounds good. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Agatha Christie and Downton Abbey? Yes! I love mysteries. I am adding this to my TBR right now! Thank you for the introduction. New RSS follower, looking forward to your posts.
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