Death of a Mad Hatter

Death of a Mad Hatter

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ONE IN A MILLINER Scarlett Parker and her British cousin, Vivian Tremont, are hard at work at Mim s Whims their ladies hat shop on London s chic Portobello Road to create hats for an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea, a fund-raiser for a local children s hospital. It seems like a wonderfully whimsical way to pass the hat, and Scarlett and Viv are delighted to outfit the Grisby family, the hosts who are hoping to raise enough money to name a new hospital wing after their patriarch. Unfortunately, the Grisby heir will not live to see it he s been poisoned. When traces of the poison are found on the hat Scarlett and Viv made for him, the police become curiouser and curiouser about their involvement. Now the ladies need to don their thinking caps and find the tea party crasher who s mad enough to kill at the drop of a hat "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 26mm | 180g
  • Berkley Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0425258904
  • 9780425258903
  • 250,602

About Jenn McKinlay

A true Anglophile, "New York Times "bestselling author Jenn McKinlay loves all things British. In her idea of a perfect world, every day would include high tea or wearing a fabulous hat or both. This adoration of all things U.K. inspired her to write the Hat Shop Mysteries, set in London, one of her most favorite cities in the world, which she now gets to visit regularly for research purposes, of course. Jenn is also the author of the Cupcake Bakery Mysteries and the Library Lover s Mysteries."show more

Review quote

Praise for "Cloche and Dagger" A delicious romp through my favorite part of London with a delightful new heroine. Deborah Crombie, "New York Times "bestselling author Fancy hats and British aristocrats make this my sort of delicious cozy read. Rhys Bowen, bestselling author of the Royal Spyness Mysteries Brimming with McKinlay s trademark wit and snappy one-liners, Anglophiles will love this thoroughly entertaining new murder mystery series. A hat trick of love, laughter, and suspense, and another feather in [Jenn McKinlay s] cap. Hannah Dennison, bestselling author of the Vicky Hill Mysteries "show more

Rating details

1,502 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 29% (441)
4 43% (651)
3 23% (349)
2 3% (49)
1 1% (12)

Our customer reviews

I borrowed this book from my local library. Here is my honest review. Super cute! I remember picking up the first book in the series, Cloche and Dagger based on the title and really enjoyed it. I am fascinated by the British custom of hats. It's so vintage, refined, chic, classic... McKinlay has created an endearing cast of characters for this series that kept me reading and looking forward to the second book. Scarlet is not afraid to speak her mind and be who she is - really admire that! Harrison is charming (except when he's bossy) and seeing the relationship develop just a tad bit more in this book was the perfect amount of satisfying.show more
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