Dandy solves a murder once again!
Dandelion Dahlia Leston Gilver, or Dandy, is being schooledin how to serve undercover as a lady’s maid when normally she has her ownservants waiting on her. Thisaristocratic sleuth has already helped solve several murders and once againshe is being called upon to aid someone who fears for her life. Lollie Balfour’s husband is having his wifefollowed, steaming open her mail and has told her he is going to murder her. “He’sa monster, Mrs. Gilver. A nasty,brutish, bullying , philandering, dishonest, beasty…pig.”
This frightened Edinburgh woman becomes awidow within one day of Dandy’s appearance as her maid. Who has murdered this horrible man? Everyone in the premises has a reason to hatehim. With intricately plotted twists andturns and many red herrings we experience what is regarded as proper for the1920’s post World War Two Scottish gentry. This witty novel that exposes the differences in class reminds me of thewonderful Masterpiece Theatre classics Upstairs,Downstairs and Downton Abbey. Try Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Blood Stains and then enjoy a classic movie for a complete experience.