Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Murder in PostScript by Mary Winters

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights books soon to be released, the ones we’re excited about but haven’t read yet. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings, and was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine. Y’all can check out all of this week’s Can’t-Wait Wednesday posts here.

Title: Murder in PostScript

Author: Mary Winters

Genre: Cozy Mystery, Historical Fiction

Publication Date: March 28, 2023

Publisher: Berkley


When one of her readers asks for advice following a suspected murder, Victorian countess Amelia Amesbury, who secretly pens the popular Lady Agony column, has no choice but to investigate in this first book in a charming new historical mystery series.

Amelia Amesbury–widow, mother, and countess–has a secret. Amelia writes for a London penny paper, doling out advice on fashion, relationships, and manners under the pen name Lady Agony. But when a lady’s maid writes Amelia to ask for advice when she believes her mistress has been murdered–and then ends up a victim herself–Amelia is determined to solve the case.

With the help of her best friend and a handsome marquis, Amelia begins to piece together the puzzle, but as each new thread of inquiry ends with a different suspect, the investigation grows ever more daunting. From London’s docks and ballrooms to grand country houses, Amelia tracks a killer, putting her reputation–and her life–on the line.

My thoughts:

I seem to be excited about a lot of cozy mysteries in historical settings. And why not? I love historical fiction, and cozy mysteries are always fun to read. Mary Winters is an author new to me, and I’m looking forward to this one!

What book are you looking forward to this week? Drop a comment and let me know!

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2 Responses to Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Murder in PostScript by Mary Winters

  1. I really want to read this one too. It sounds so good! I hope you love it when you read it.

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