The Maid


Uplit / Cosy Crime

UK Publication

HarperCollins / HarperFiction, January 2022

US Publication

Penguin Random House / Ballantine, January 2022

Film & TV

Universal Studios / Winterlight Pictures

Press and Reviews

Excellent and totally entertaining...The most interesting (and endearing) main character in a long time.”

Startlingly good . . . a thoroughly beguiling read . . . full of such offbeat charm that you will root for [Molly] all the way.”

A contemporary murder mystery with a unique heroine who will appeal to Eleanor Oliphant fans.”

An endearing debut . . . Prose threads a steady needle with the intricate plotting.”

The book’s endearing central character and atmospheric hotel setting make it an escapist pleasure ― a mini-break between the pages.”

A smart, riveting, and deliciously refreshing debut. Prose knows how to pen a murder mystery with tremendous heart.”

A murder mystery set in a luxury hotel, THE MAID is equal parts fun and intrigue. Prose nails the voice of her narrator, Molly the Maid,…”