Thursday, September 14, 2017

Snow White Red-Handed

*Book source ~ Library
4 November 2014
Cozy Mystery | Historical
316 Pages

My Rating ~ 4 bites

It’s 1867 and Ophelia Flax and her friend Prudence Bright are actresses on a ship to England when they get fired from the troupe they are traveling with.  Desperate for employment before they land in England Ophelia forges letters of reference and finagles her way into the service of a rich American woman traveling to Germany to her husband’s castle. From there it all goes downhill.

A wide cast of characters, a twisty plot, and plenty of humor make this an engaging historical murder mystery with a bit of fantasy thrown in for good measure. Just a bit though. It’s mostly an historical murder mystery. It tends to drag in sections, but for the most part it kept me turning the pages trying to figure out who the damn killer was. The next book sounds interesting, so I may continue on at some point.


  1. I like light humorous mysteries. Probably why I'm addicted to cozies. This sounds like fun and such a clever title and pretty cover too.

  2. Seen this one around and it sounds like a fun series. :)