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June 29, 2023

Murder in Manhattan by Verity Bright ~ a Review

by Donna Huber

Lady Eleanor Swift is enjoying her first visit to New York City. She is being invited to all the high society parties and may have got the eye of a married man who doesn't usually hear the word no. But when her doorman is hit by a car and killed right in front of her, Eleanor can't ignore the fact that it might have been murder. Even though this is unpopular with the "in crowd" who soon shun her, Eleanor is determined to get justice - if she doesn't wind up in the Hudson with cement boots.

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book cover of cozy mystery Murder in Manhattan by Verity Bright
June 2023; Bookouture; 978-1837905515
audio, ebook, print (300 pages); cozy mystery

Murder in Manhattan
 pretty much picks up right where Death on Deck (see my review) ends, but don't worry if you haven't read it. You can start this series with this book if you want. 

When I finished Death on Deck, I wondered if we would get our next adventure in New York. It is one of the things I like about this cozy mystery series. Eleanor travels every few books so all the murders don't happen in her little English village. 

It was interesting to see New York through Eleanor's eyes. How she and Clifford interpreted some of the American slang was amusing as well.

Eleanor traveled with her whole staff but we don't get to see much of the ladies. Her beau had to return to England, but there is a really sweet moment involving him.

If you are looking for a fun mystery to read while sipping a glass of iced tea this summer, then you should pick up this book. This series is one of my favorites and I'm sure it will be one of yours too.

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Donna Huber is an avid reader and natural encourager. She is the founder of Girl Who Reads and the author of how-to marketing book Secrets to a Successful Blog Tour.

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  1. Thanks for the review, Donna. Glad you liked it :)