The Dust of Death
A murder mystery set in the 1920s Jazz Age of prohibition, gangsters, flappers, and WW1 survivors, The Dust of Death is Book 3 in the Cupid/Archer series.
Angel of Light? Angel of Death? Or the Devil in disguise?
It’s the Roaring Twenties. The Jazz Age. Flappers dance the Charleston. The Cupid/Archer Detective Agency is open for business, and murder is lurking in the strangest places.
A little girl’s body is found in a shallow grave. It’s a murder mystery right in the middle of the city’s large park. Private detectives, Florian Valentine Flix and Phalen Archer are at their wits end. A bungled investigation by the authorities may make it impossible to find the child’s true killer.
Archer is itching for some real detective work, but the only paying case involves a hysterical socialite who is determined to dig up the dirt on her husband, the financial wizard, Henry Lime. But either Henry is a saint, or he covers his tracks perfectly.
World War 1 still haunts both men. Flix is still tormented by horrendous nightmares, and Archer doubts his faith. He turns to Father Tom Benjamin, a Catholic priest, only to find that the good Father may be hiding plenty of secrets of his own.
The Dust of Death is a detective mystery story that is the third in the Cupid/Archer Series a historical, fun series of murder mystery books set in the early 20th century. Follow private detective Florian Valentine Flix and his sidekick, Phalen Archer, in this fun whodunit mystery series.