Damsel in Distress

Daisy Dalrymple #5

Carola Dunn

fiction historical mystery
mysterious fast-paced

252 pages | first published 1997

Daisy Dalrymple, magazine writer and heiress, helps her pal Philip Petrie, whose sweetheart Gloria Arbuckle, daughter of a millionaire Yank, is kidnapped in 1923. Strictly forbidden to contact dashing Scotland Yard Inspector Alec Fletcher, she suspects trouble as she closes in on the abductors' rural hideway.

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