‘Will keep you laughing and guessing from the first page to the last’ NEW YORK TIMES
Hildegarde Withers is just your average school teacher but with above-average skills in the art of deduction. She often finds herself investigating crimes led only by her own meddlesome curiosity, though her friends on the NYPD don’t mind when she solves their cases for them. After plans for a grand tour of Europe are interrupted by Germany’s invasion of Poland, Miss Withers heads to Los Angeles instead, where her vacation finds her working as a technical advisor on the set of a film adaptation of the Lizzie Borden story.
But the producer’s plans for an epic retelling of the historical killer’s murder-spree are derailed when a screenwriter turns up dead…
The Puzzle of the Happy Hooligan is a book that will keep you laughing and guessing from the first page to the last