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A Singular and Whimsical Problem
by Rachel McMillan
From the back cover:
Christmas, 1910. Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts would be enjoying the season a lot more if they weren’t forced to do their own laundry and cooking. Just as they are adapting to their trusty housekeeper’s ill-timed vacation, they are confronted by the strangest mystery they’ve encountered since they started their private investigation firm.
About the author:
Rachel McMillan is a keen history enthusiast and a lifelong bibliophile. When not writing or reading, she can most often be found drinking tea and watching British miniseries. Rachel lives in bustling Toronto, where she works in educational publishing and pursues her passion for art, literature, music, and theater.
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Watson, became well-known for their sleuthing adventures. Merinda and Jem admire their accomplishments and set out to imitate them.
A Singular and Whimsical Problem is a comical adventure through the streets of Toronto as the two young women attempt to uncover the truth. The novella is a quick read and a great introduction to this new series.
Quirky characters will keep you smiling as you try to solve the mystery before they do. Told with a similar Sherlock flair, this story is sure to delight any sleuthing fan!