The TENTH book in The Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series is now out as an eBook!
The Pennyfoot hides many secrets and its downstairs staff keeps a tight lip, even when the Edwardian aristocrats are spotted dallying with damsels in the boudoirs, or gambling in the forbidden card rooms hidden below the floorboards. Should now and then one of the hotel guests fall prey to a dastardly murderer, however, it is up to Cecily Sinclair to restore order before Scotland Yard steps in and shuts down her infamous seaside hotel.
DEATH WITH RESERVATIONS
Michel’s cooking is renowned far and wide, and many of the guests patronize the Pennyfoot Hotel simply to enjoy his excellent cuisine. Therefore, when Lord Sittingdon appears to have died from ingesting Michel’s famed lobster salad, the reputation of the hotel is at stake. Cecily is faced with a dilemma that could very well signal the end of her illustrious career. Until circumstances suggest that the aristocrat was murdered, giving her a chance to save the hotel and bring a killer to justice.
The twenty-first and final Pennyfoot book, MULLED MURDER, one of Kingsbury’s beloved Christmas editions, was published in November 2013 by Berkley Books.
"The author draws as much from Fawlty Towers as she does from Agatha Christie, crafting a charming…cozy delicately flavored with period details of pre-World War I rural England." --- Publishers Weekly
"Clever and cunning…Delightfully unique and entertaining. A most delicious teatime mystery with just the right atmosphere and a charming cast of characters." ---The Literary Times
"Combines the feel of an Agatha Christie whodunit with a taste of Upstairs, Downstairs." ---Cozy Library
"Kate Kingsbury is the Queen of English cozy mysteries."---Fresh Fiction