-Move Your Blooming Corpse-
AN ELIZA DOOTLITTLE & HENRY HIGGINS MYSTERY
Series: An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery (Book 2)
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Release Date: September 22, 2015
Genre: Cozy Mystery
In the second book from talented writing team D.E. Ireland, famous literary characters Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins once again come to life as a hilarious investigative team. Move Your Blooming Corpse explores the Edwardian racing world and the fascinating characters who people it, from jockeys to duchesses, in this delightful traditional mystery that will appeal to fans of British mysteries.
Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are at the posh Royal Ascot, the biggest horse racing event of the season. Eliza's father is the new co-owner of a champion racehorse, and Eliza and Henry are excited to cheer the Donegal Dancer on to victory. However, their idyllic outing takes a serious turn when a victim is trampled during the Gold Cup race and someone is found murdered in the stables.
With time running out before the upcoming Eclipse Stakes, she and Higgins investigate jealous spouses, suffragettes and the colorful co-owners of the Donegal Dancer. But can they outrace the murderer, or will there be another blooming corpse at the finish line?
Praise for Move Your Blooming Corpse
"The snappy pace and fun banter keep the story moving, while details about the suffragette movement, horse racing, fashion, and foods of the Edwardian era add plenty of appealing color, as does the quirky supporting cast."―Booklist
“They’re off to the races! D.E. Ireland has set Eliza Doolittle and Professor Higgins on a delightful romp set in the sophisticated world of British horseracing. The horses aren’t the only ones getting a workout. Eliza and the Professor can hardly keep up with the members of a racing syndicate, a bunch of passionate suffragettes, and Eliza’s own family. When people around them start dying, Eliza and the professor find themselves drawn into the investigation to protect those closest to them.” ―Victoria Thompson, bestselling author of Murder on Amsterdam Avenue