Nicola Slade is adept at sketching in people and places rapidly and concocting interesting plots --Myshelf.com
A well paced and witty read from start to finish, and one of the most entertaining books I have ever read --Historical Novels Review
About the Author
Nicola Slade has been a Brown Owl and an antiques dealer, and once lived in Cairo for a year. Her published novels include a romantic comedy, Scuba Dancing, three Victorian mysteries featuring young Victorian widow, Charlotte Richmond, and three contemporary mysteries about recently-retired headmistress, Harriet Quigley, and her clergyman cousin, Canon Sam Hathaway. Her eighth novel, The House at Ladywell, a contemporary romance with historical echoes, came out in November 2017. Nicola’s family is now grown up and she lives with her husband near Winchester in Hampshire.