Bright Young Dead
A Mitford Murders MysteryThe Mitford Murders (Volume 2)
Jessica Fellowes; read by Rachel Atkins
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On Sale: 10/30/2018
"True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a golden age mystery." — Daisy Goodwin, author of Victoria and The American Heiress on The Mitford Murders
Set amid the legendary Mitford household, Bright Young Dead is the second audiobook in the thrilling, Golden Age-style Mitford Murders series by Jessica Fellowes, author of the New York Times bestselling Downton Abbey books.
Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighbouring the Mitford home.
The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie. But Louisa Cannon, chaperone to the Mitford girls and a former criminal herself, believes Dulcie to be innocent, and sets out to clear the girl's name . . . all while the real killer may only be steps away.
There comes a moment in every child’s life that marks definitively their transition to adulthood. That time had not yet come for Pamela Mitford, shivering and peevish on the steps of a narrow house...