“My favorite new mystery series!”
–Alyssa Maxwell, USA Today
In 1919 England, in the shadow of The Great War, many look to the spirit world for answers. But it will take an all too earthbound intrigue to draw in the discerning heroine of Anna Lee Huber’s latest mystery . . .
It’s not that Verity Kent doesn’t sympathize with those eager to make contact with lost loved ones. After all, she once believed herself a war widow. But now that she’s discovered Sidney is very much alive, Verity is having enough trouble connecting with her estranged husband, never mind the dead. Still, at a friend’s behest, Verity attends a séance, where she encounters the man who still looms between her and Sidney—and a medium who channels a woman Verity once worked with in the Secret Service. Refusing to believe her former fellow spy is dead, Verity is determined to uncover the source of the spiritualist’s top secret revelation.
Then the medium is murdered—and Verity’s investigation is suddenly thwarted. Even Secret Service agents she once trusted turn their backs on her. Undaunted, Verity heads to war-torn Belgium, with Sidney by her side. But as they draw ever closer to the danger, Verity wonders if she’s about to learn the true meaning of till death do us part . . .
Praise for This Side of Murder by Anna Lee Huber
“Engrossing . . . Evocative historical details complement the well-drawn characters. The intricate plot builds to a surprising conclusion.” --Publishers Weekly
“A richly detailed period mystery, This Side of Murder is sure to turn you into a true Verity Kent fan (if you aren't one already.)” – Bustle.com
“Suspenseful, atmospheric, and beautifully written.”
–-Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames Mysteries
“A captivating murder mystery told with flair and panache!” – Fresh Fiction
“Huber paints a compelling portrait of the aftermath of World War I, and show the readers how devastating the war was for everyone in England . . . I am looking forward to reading many more of Verity Kent’s adventures.”—Historical Novel Society
“A smashing and engrossing tale of deceit, murder and betrayal set just after
World War I. . . . Anna Lee Huber has crafted a truly captivating mystery here.”
--All About Romance