Dear Readers,
I regret to inform you of a murder...


Praise for Murder in Postscript

"The atmosphere of Victorian London with its class differences are essential elements in this delightful character-driven historical mystery..."

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About Mary

Mary Winters is the author of A Lady of Letters Historical Mystery series, coming from Berkley in 2023. A longtime reader of Victorian fiction and an author of two other mystery series, Mary decided to write a new book set in Victorian London after taking a trip to England. Since then, she's been busily planning her next mystery—and another trip! Mary is represented by Amanda Jain at BookEnds Literary Agency.

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About the Series

A Lady of Letters historical mystery series has been described as Bridgerton meets Murder She Wrote. Set in Victorian London, Murder in Postscript introduces readers to Amelia Amesbury, a countess who moonlights as an advice columnist for a weekly penny magazine. Correspondents pour out problems or agonies in their letters to Lady Agony, and Amelia answers in kind. While she loves her charge Winifred and her favorite aunt Tabitha, she craves the excitement of her secret job and persona. The public is increasingly interested in knowing the mysterious writer behind the signature: Lady Agony.