Campion is a chambermaid for the Hargrave family.
She wonders why the soldier needed to see her employer,
Magistrate Hargrave, so early in the morning.
Going to the market later in the day Lucy finds out
that another young woman has been murdered in a nearby
field. It is very scary to think that these murders
are happening so close to home.
is the type of person that will go out of her way to
help others- even strangers. She sees another servant
being robbed and manages to return the stolen money
to her. In addition, she helps Avery, a crippled
former soldier, when he has lost his kitten. Avery
might have even been witness to one of the murders but
his mind is addled. It will be only a matter of
time before Lucy gets involved with the murders.
Will she be able to help stop a murderer or become the
to ponder: Did Adam escort Lucy to the market
as a protector or as an excuse to visit with Master
Aubrey? What is Bessie hiding? Who is murdering
these women? Is the embroidered “R”
on the handkerchief a clue to the identity?
need to take a TARDIS to London in 1665, Susanna Calkins
gets you there right from the first paragraph.
The curtains are pulled back and you get a glimpse into
the lives of these characters. She paints a picture
so vivid that you can practically see, hear and smell
what is happening. It is also very well researched.
This was a quick fun read for me. It was the type of
story that was hard to put down – I just had to
know what would happen next. The author had me
sitting at the edge of my seat at times - the plot was
that exciting. So if you like a little history
with your mystery, then A Murder at Rosamund’s
Gate is one book you should read.