Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Spotlight on Death at the Paris Exposition by Frances McNamara + Tour-wide Giveaway!!

Publication Date: September 1, 2016
Allium Press
Paperback; 276 Pages

Series: Emily Cabot Mysteries #6
Genre: Historical Mystery

Amateur sleuth Emily Cabot’s journey once again takes her to a world’s fair–the Paris Exposition of 1900. Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer is named the only female U. S. commissioner to the Exposition and enlists Emily’s services as her secretary. Their visit to the House of Worth for the fitting of a couture gown is interrupted by the theft of Mrs. Palmer’s famous pearl necklace. Before that crime can be solved, several young women meet untimely deaths and a member of the Palmer’s inner circle is accused of the crimes. As Emily races to clear the family name she encounters jealous society ladies, American heiresses seeking titled European husbands, and more luscious gowns and priceless jewels. Along the way, she takes refuge from the tumult at the country estate of Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt. In between her work and sleuthing, she is able to share the Art Nouveau delights of the Exposition, and the enduring pleasures of the City of Light with her family.

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About the Author

Frances McNamara grew up in Boston, where her father served as Police Commissioner for ten years.
She has degrees from Mount Holyoke and Simmons Colleges, and formerly worked as a librarian at the University of Chicago. When not working or writing she can be found sailing on the Charles River in Boston or beaching on Cape Cod.

For more information please visit Frances McNamara’s website. You can also find her on Facebook and Goodreads.

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It's Giveaway Time!!

To win a paperback copy of Death at the Paris Exposition, please enter via the Gleam form HERE. 2 copies are up for grabs!


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Death at the Paris Exposition Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, September 5

Review at Jorie Loves a Story
Spotlight at A Bookaholic Swede

Tuesday, September 6

Spotlight at A Literary Vacation

Wednesday, September 7

Review at Book Nerd

Thursday, September 8

Spotlight at What is That Book About

Friday, September 9

Spotlight at Passages to the Past

Sunday, September 11

Review at One Book Shy of a Full Shelf

Tuesday, September 13

Spotlight at To Read, or Not to Read

Wednesday, September 14

Review at History From a Woman’s Perspective

Thursday, September 15

Review at Impressions In Ink

Friday, September 16

Guest Post & Excerpt at The Silver Dagger Scriptorium



  1. Another good one!! Goodness! Is this a stand-alone book or do I need to read the others in the series?

    1. I know, there are just so many good books out right now (or coming out) to share :)! I haven't read the book or the series, so I'm not positive as to the answer to your question, but I would say that, if it fits the general pattern of books in a series, as the 6th book in the series there will probably be background information discussed in this book that took place in previous books. However, most authors seem to do a good job of making each book at least partially stand alone, so that you can enjoy it even if you haven't read the other books. Sorry I didn't have more information!