Historical fiction, Humour, Mystery

The Fatal Flying Affair (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #7) by T.E. Kinsey

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If you have the time, inclination and the patience, I highly recommend reading my older reviews. The gushing does come forth quite obviously for this series.

Narrated by Elizabeth Kowelden

There are few things more satisfying than a great series with every book as good, if not better than the last. Throw in a splash of humour and a mystery set in 1900s England, the whole thing just gets better. The icing on the cake as always is the most appropriate narration I have stumbled on. Elizabeth Knowelden yet again makes the experience all the more fun.


The author continues to indulge his sense of humour in our leading ladies. Lady Hardcastle and Flo have now settled into a pattern. People around them have come to realise and accept them for what they are and shower them with love as well. Harry has a prominent role in this and has his own verbal sparring thrown in, both with Flo and his sister. The dialogues are the highlight of this series, although in this case, the case itself was not far behind. It begins rather innocuously with a task given to the ladies to infiltrate the local aeroplane factory. Now, as with all their cases, their investigation does not stay limited to what they think they have to uncover. All the previous characters are strewn during the narrative, but few make an actual appearance. That said, I still recommend reading it in order because only then the personalities and their eccentricities can be absorbed in the best manner.

Rating: 5 out of 5.


I received an ARC thanks to NetGalley and the publishers, but the review is entirely based on my own listening experience of an audiobook.

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