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May 16, 2023 | ISBN 9781639104789

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Praise for The Socialite’s Guide to Murder:
“A sprightly series launch . . . Golden channels the spirit of the late Hugh Pentecost’s Beaumont Hotel.”
Publishers Weekly

“[A] decorous whodunnit festooned with period trappings.”
Kirkus Reviews

“[For] readers who enjoyed other hotel-set mysteries with young amateur sleuths, like Nita Prose’s The Maid.
Library Journal

“Effectively evokes the social milieu of the late 1950s.”

“A witty, lighthearted mystery novel.”
Foreword Reviews

“If you love cozy mysteries and charming characters, you will love this book.”
Manhattan Book Review, 5-star review

“The humor, insight, and sharp wit make this a light and refreshing read.”
Historical Novel Society

“It’s as if Eloise is all grown up and a sassy, savvy sleuth at the Plaza hotel! Hotel owner’s daughter Evie Murphy is smart and daring in this delightful Golden Age mystery”
—Rhys Bowen, New York Times bestselling author of the Royal Spyness mysteries

The Socialite’s Guide to Murder is nonstop entertainment—at turns witty, charming, touching, and spellbinding. An enticing treat for cozy mystery fans.”
—Kelly Oliver, award-winning and bestselling author of the Fiona Figg Mysteries.

“This book has all the things I love in a mystery novel – a unique sleuth, a quirky cast of suspects, and a twisty whodunnit. Throw in scandal, secrets and a luxury hotel setting, and I’m hooked. The Socialite’s Guide to Murder is an engaging debut that had me turning the pages quickly to find the answers.”
—C. J. Archer, USA Today bestselling author of the Cleopatra Fox Mysteries

“An endearing heroine, a luxury hotel, and a bevy of suspects pepper this delightful debut title by S. K. Golden . . . A fun romp in a glitzy setting with a spunky sleuth!”
—Nancy J. Cohen, award-winning author of the Bad Hair Day Mysteries

“A delightful tale of glamour and murder at a luxury hotel in 1950s New York City. Evelyn Murphy is the perfect sleuth for the occasion—charming, wealthy, and agoraphobic. She almost never leaves the hotel. With an endearing optimism, Evelyn takes matters into her manicured hands to find the killer and protect her home, her friends, and her little dog Presley. A wonderful romp of a mystery!”
—Dianne Freeman, author of the Agatha and Lefty award-winning Countess of Harleigh Mysteries

“A rip roaring historical mystery, jam-packed with wit and glamour and endearing characters. Murder has never been this fun!”
—T.A. Willberg, author of the Marion Lane series

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