The Mystery Guest by Nita Prose

From the author of The Maid, the internationally bestselling phenomenon that’s since sold more than one million copies in over forty countries, comes another delightfully cozy mystery featuring the wonderful Molly Gray and her comrades at the Regency Grand Hotel.

It’s been four years since prominent guest Mr. Black was discovered dead in his bed one morning by Molly, with all fingers pointing to back to her as the prime suspect. Proven innocent after a lengthy investigation, Gray has since moved on with life, now Head Maid, she’s found comfort in a relationship with Juan Manuel and weekly dinners with doorman Mr. Preston. 

All is well, until one morning, a well-known writer named J.D. Grimthorpe drops dead on the hotel’s tearoom floor before revealing a long-held secret to the press. When Detective Stark shows up on the scene, it becomes clear the cause of death is murder. How has Molly the Maid found herself in the middle of yet another murder investigation? 

As it turns out, Molly’s encounter with Grimpthorpe at the Regency the morning before his death is not the first time she’s met him. She’s hiding something, and as a suspect in the investigation, she must take a trip down memory lane with her beloved Gran to clear her name. While doing so, Molly learns more about herself and her past than she intends to. Nita Prose reminds us to never underestimate a hotel maid, least of all, Molly Gray.

The Mystery Guest is a modern-day Agatha Christie meets Murder, She Wrote. While this heartwarming whodunit can be read as a standalone, I recommend reading The Maid first. 

Photo by Dahlia Katz Photography

Nita Prose is the author of The Maid, which has sold over 1 million copies worldwide and was published in over forty countries. A number one New York Times bestseller and a Good Morning America Book Club Pick, The Maid won the Ned Kelly Award for International Crime Fiction and a Goodreads Choice Award. Visit Nita at her website or on Instagram.

The Mystery Guest is available for pre-order, releasing November 28th, in paperback, e-book, and audiobook. Check, Penguin Random House Canada, or for a distributor near you.

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