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Of Manners and Murder (Dear Miss Hermione Mystery #1) by Anastasia Hastings: A Book Review

Of Manners and Murder (Dear Miss Hermione Mystery #1) Author: Anastasia Hastings Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery & Suspense Publisher: Minotaur Books Release Date: 2023 Pages: 304 Source: Netgalley/Publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis : 1885: London, England. When Violet's Aunt Adelia decides to abscond with her newest paramour, she leaves behind her role as the most popular Agony Aunt in London, "Miss Hermione," in Violet's hands.  And of course, the first letter Violet receives is full, not of prissy pondering, but of portent. Ivy Armstrong is in need of help and fears for her life. But when Violet visits the village where the letters were posted, she finds that Ivy is already dead. She'll quickly discover that when you represent the best-loved Agony Aunt in Britain, both marauding husbands and murder are par for the course. My Review: Adelia runs an advice column called Dear Miss Hermione. One day Adelia quits her role as Miss