By Dorothy Salisbury Davis
As housekeeper to James Jarvis’s lately deceased father, a retired significant normal of the united states military, Mrs. Norris has raised Jimmie in view that boyhood. Now the Wall highway attorney faces a difficult case. The son of 1 of the firm’s outdated blue-blood consumers has been slapped with a paternity go well with. yet Teddy Adkins swears he by no means slept with the woman.
in the meantime, Mrs. Norris is miffed whilst her gentleman pal Jasper Tully, the widowed leader investigator for the big apple DA’s workplace, cancels one dinner date after one other simply because a true property multi-millionaire has been came across strangled within the bed room of her top East aspect condominium. jewellery was once stolen, yet there are not any indicators of a break-in. Tully’s research turns up a path of strangulations that extends the entire solution to the Midwest. As Mrs. Norris pursues her personal unorthodox research, she uncovers a stunning hyperlink among the instances that threatens her very life.
A Gentleman Called, a finalist for the secret Writers of America’s Edgar Award, is the second one novel in Dorothy Salisbury Davis’s Mrs. Norris Mysteries, which additionally include Death of an previous Sinner, Old Sinners by no means Die, and “Mrs. Norris Observes,” a brief tale within the collection Tales for a Stormy Night.
A Gentleman referred to as is the 2d publication within the Mrs. Norris Mysteries, yet you'll get pleasure from examining the sequence in any order.
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