A Laetitia Rodd Mystery (Book 3)
In the spring of 1853, private detective Laetitia Rodd receives a request from a retired actor. His friend, Thomas Transome, has decided to leave his wife, who now needs assistance in securing a worthy settlement. What starts out as a simple matter of negotiation becomes complicated when a body is discovered in the old theater. Soon Mrs. Rodd finds herself embroiled in family politics, rivalries, and betrayals. Mrs. Rodd will need all her investigatory powers, not to mention her famous discretion, to solve the case before tragedy strikes once more.