(From the publisher):
All of Boston is talking about the murder of Virginia Kimball. Beautiful and sensuous, the actress had many prestigious men wrapped around her bejeweled little finger. Shot in her townhouse, Mrs. Kimball’s corpse is mere feet from the body of her maid, Fiona. When investigators find her mistress’s diamond necklaces in the girl’s fists, they can only guess Mrs. Kimball caught Fiona trying to steal the jewels — and the two traded shots.
Fiona’s uncle, the Hewitts’ driver, begs the household governess, Nell Sweeney, to use her connections and clear his dear niece’s name. Nell knows there must be more to the story, especially when she learns about Mrs. Kimball’s "little red book." Now petrified men all over Boston, once blackmailed by the actress herself, will do whatever it takes to keep this log of trysts shut. And as Nell embroils herself in high society scandal, she must remember her place — or end up like Fiona...
Original title: Death on Beacon Hill
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical