A new mess.
A new mystery.
Molly the maid returns . . .
Molly Gray wears her Head Maid badge proudly for every shift at the Regency Grand Hotel, plumping pillows, sweeping up the guests’ secrets, silently restoring rooms to a state of perfection.
But when a renowned guest – a famous mystery writer – drops very dead in the grand tea room, Molly has an unusual clean-up on her hands.
As rumours and suspicion swirl in the hotel corridors, it’s clear there’s grime lurking beneath the gilt. And Molly knows that she alone holds the key to the mystery. But unlocking it means thinking about the past, about Gran, and everything else she’s kept tidied away in her memory for so long.
Because Molly knew the dead guest once upon a time – and he knew her . . .View book
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,…”