Murder in Disguise
by Mary Miley

1920s script girl Jessie Beckett investigates the murder of a movie projectionist in this absorbing historical mystery.

“Joe Petrovitch was gunned down on a sunny Saturday afternoon in early October, during the ninth reel of Charlie Chaplin’s Gold Rush.”

Employed by Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, Jessie Beckett has a busy time as Script Girl for Pickford-Fairbanks studios. Yet she also has a reputation as a skilled amateur sleuth. So when a projectionist is shot dead and his grieving widow asks Jessie if she can find out who killed him, Jessie is determined to find the killer and his motive. But who was the mysterious man in the red coat who fired three shots at Joe Petrovitch? And how could he enter and leave a crowded theatre without being noticed? To find the answers, Jessie must delve into the dead man’s past and uncover dark secrets from another continent and another era. As she is to discover, the past has a long reach…

Reviews

“Miley's engrossing fourth Roaring Twenties mystery”

Publishers Weekly

Mary Miley

Mary Miley grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Virginia, and worked her way through the College of William and Mary in Virginia as a costumed tour guide at Colonial Williamsburg.As Mary Miley Theobald, she has published numerous nonfiction books and articles on history, travel and business topics. As Mary Miley, she is the author of the award-winning Roaring Twenties mystery series. The Mystic’s Accomplice is the first in the brand-new 1920s Chicago-set Maddie Pastore mystery series.

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Murder in Disguise by Mary Miley is available in the following formats

Ebook97817801088651st August 2017N/A240$10.99
Ebook97817801088651st August 2017N/A240£8.99
Ebook97817801088651st August 2017N/A240$6.99
Hardback - Large Print *978072789332131st January 2018145 X 225mm352$36.95
Hardback - Large Print *978072789332131st January 2018145 X 225mm352£22.99
Paperback97818475182241st November 2018142 X 215mm240$17.95
Paperback978184751822431st August 2018142 X 215mm240£12.99
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