By Anna Loan-Wilsey
From Anna Loan-Wilsey comes the 1st installment of a brand new historic secret sequence that includes Hattie Davish, a touring secretary who arrives in a small Ozark city in simple terms to find her new business enterprise has disappeared. . .
On the eve of the heated presidential election of 1892, pass over Hattie Davish arrives in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a scenic hotel city the place these with no the odor of whiskey on their breath have the plight of temperance on their tongues. Summoned for her providers as a personal secretary, Hattie is calling ahead to exploring the hills, indulging her penchant for botany—and gaining knowledge of the town's good-looking medical professional. yet it's tough to get her task performed along with her agency nowhere to be chanced on. . .
An military of unassuming girls wielding hatchets have descended at the quiet Ozark village, destroying each saloon of their path--and leaving quite a lot of enemies of their wake. So while their loved chief, mom Trevelyan, is murdered, it's effortless to indicate palms. Now that she's operating for a lifeless girl, Hattie turns to her trusty typewriter to get to the reality. And as she follows a path of cryptic demise threats, she'll come nose to nose with a killer way more risky than the Demon Rum. . .
"A superb learn from a welcome boost to the style. This one shouldn't be missed--it has it all!" --Emily Brightwell
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