I am your maid. I know so much about you. But what do you know about me?
Molly the Maid is all alone in the world. A nobody. She’s used to being invisible in her job at the Regency Grand Hotel, plumping pillows and wiping away the grime, dust and secrets of the guests who pass through. She’s just a maid – why should anyone take notice?
But Molly is thrown into the spotlight when she discovers an infamous guest, Mr Black, very dead in his bed. This isn’t a mess that can be easily cleaned up. And so Molly becomes embroiled in a hunt for the truth, learning who to trust as she navigates the secret underbelly of the Regency Grand Hotel.
Escapist, charming, and introducing a truly original heroine, The Maid is a story about how everyone deserves to be seen, and how the truth isn’t always black and white – it’s often found in the dirtier, grey areas in between…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,…”