New Release!: The Royal Ghost by Linda Stratmann
It’s 1871 in Brighton and a scandalous account by 2 sisters claiming to have seen Prince George IV and his paramour In flagrante delicto at The Pavilion has shocked and upset many of the town’s citizens. Mina becomes aware that the account may be plagiarized, and begins to look into the matter. When Arthur Wallace Hope, comes to town ostensibly to promote a fund to find Dr. Livingstone in Africa, many of the townspeople are enamored by the charismatic Viscount. Mina suspects Hope’s intentions are not as benign as he would like her to believe. As she investigates both matters further, Mina finds that nothing is as it seems.
The Royal Ghost is an outstanding historical mystery, true to the era and a fascinating tour through Victorian times. This will appeal to mystery fans who enjoy a gas-light atmosphere and an intriguing Victorian plot. Read my full review here