LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

The Death Beat

by Fiona Veitch Smith

Part of the Poppy Denby Investigates Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month

The Death Beat Synopsis

When London Daily Globe editor Rollo Rolandson has to return to New York for three months he takes his star reporter, Poppy Denby, with him. Poppy is very excited to be working on the world-famous New York Times and looks forward to immersing herself in the arts and entertainment of Manhattan. Instead, she is allocated The Death Beat - journalese for obituaries - and tied to her desk. But our intrepid young reporter has a nose for a story and when a European prince dies in a luxury penthouse apartment she starts to investigate. She follows a sordid trail involving illegal immigrants, forced labour, eugenics, and sexual scandals...and an unexpected ghost from her past. From the speakeasies of Greenwich Village to the sweat shops of the Garment District, Poppy Denby seeks justice for the victims of a shameful crime.

Win a signed copy of Welcome to the Heady Heights PLUS a Reading Treat!

Win a signed copy of Welcome to the Heady Heights PLUS a Reading Treat!

Closing date: 18/04/2019

Archie Blunt is a man with big ideas. He just needs a break for them to be realised.  We have 5 signed copies of Welcome to the Heady Heights to give away as well as some Highland Fudge to enjoy as you sink into this brilliant story. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 18th April 2019. The winners will be notified by 29th April 2019.

Enter Now

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Unmaking of Ellie Rook
Wolves at the Door
The Last Widow
The Partisan Heart

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781782642473
Publication date: 31/10/2017
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782642473
Publication date: 31st October 2017
Author: Fiona Veitch Smith
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Historical mysteries,

About Fiona Veitch Smith

Formerly a journalist, Fiona Veitch Smith is now an author of books for adults and children. She has also written theatre plays and screenplays. Her adult mystery series set in the 1920s, Poppy Denby Investigates, is published by Lion Fiction. The first book in the series, The Jazz Files, is a nominee for the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Endeavour Historical Dagger award, 2016. The second, The Kill Fee, was published in September 2016. For more on the Poppy Denby Investigates series including background material on the 1920s, film reels, period fashion and fabulous jazz recordings visit www.poppydenby.com

More About Fiona Veitch Smith

More Books By Fiona Veitch Smith

Cover for The Cairo Brief by Fiona Veitch Smith
Cover for The Kill Fee by Fiona Veitch Smith
Cover for The Jazz Files by Fiona Veitch Smith
View All Books By Fiona Veitch Smith

Share this book