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A Molly the Maid mystery - The Mystery Guest (A Molly the Maid mystery, Book 2)

By Nita Prose


‘Witty, joyful and utterly unique’ A J FINN
‘Polished to perfection’ SHARI LAPENA
‘A rollicking, riotous, rollercoaster of a mystery’ BENJAMIN STEVENSON

A new mess.
A new mystery.
Molly the maid returns . . .

Molly Gray wears her Head Maid badge proudly for every shift at the Regency Grand Hotel, plumping pillows, sweeping up the guests’ secrets, silently restoring rooms to a state of perfection.

But when a renowned guest – a famous mystery writer – drops very dead in the grand tea room, Molly has an unusual clean-up on her hands.

As rumours and suspicion swirl in the hotel corridors, it’s clear there’s grime lurking beneath the gilt. And Molly knows that she alone holds the key to the mystery. But unlocking it means thinking about the past, about a dusty old house, and everything else she’s tidied away in her memory.

Because Molly knew the dead guest once upon a time – and she knows his secrets too . . .

Over a million readers have loved getting swept away by The Maid:

‘Excellent and totally entertaining . . . the most interesting (and endearing) main character in a long time’ STEPHEN KING

‘This is phenomenal thriller. Maid or murderer or victim? Find out in the book’ READER REVIEW ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Gripping, deftly written, and led by a truly unforgettable protagonist in Molly. I’m recommending it to everyone I know’ EMMA STONEX

‘I loved everything about this book’ READER REVIEW ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I didn’t think I could love a character any more than I loved Eleanor Oliphant but along comes Molly the Maid. God, I love her’ READER REVIEW ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Fresh, fiendish and darkly beguiling. The Maid is so thrillingly original, and clever, and joyous. I just adored every page’ CHRIS WHITAKER

‘Felt like a modern day homage to Agatha Christie’ READER REVIEW ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Lots of twists and turns and highly gripping’ READER REVIEW ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Maid was a New York Times No.1 bestseller for w/c 31/01/2022

Author: Nita Prose
Format: Trade Paperback
Release Date: 18 Jan 2024, 28 Nov 2023 (Export Date)
Pages: 336
ISBN: 978-0-00-843578-3
Price: £13.99, €None
Nita Prose’s debut novel, The Maid, hit the Sunday Times and Irish Times bestseller lists, and was a No.1 New York Times bestseller. The novel, which has sold over a million copies worldwide, has been published in more than forty countries and film rights have been optioned by Universal Pictures. Nita lives in Toronto, Canada, in a house that is only moderately

”'Wise and winning and altogether wondrous . . . I was nearly hugging myself as I turned the pages of this splendid novel” - A J Finn

”'The Mystery Guest is a strong and stylish whodunnit that captivates from page one ” - Janice Hallett

”'Polished to perfection!” - Shari Lapena

”'The fabulous Molly is back and shining as brightly as her silverware in another charming and compelling mystery” - Mark Billingham

”'A truly enthralling, majestic mystery. A series that both thrills and warms the heart. I can’t get enough of the wonderful Molly, and the brilliant Nita Prose” - Chris Whitaker

”'A flawless and brilliant read… pure thrill, intrigue, and entertainment” - Liz Nugent

”'Molly the maid is unique and pure delight. The Mystery Guest is a page turner and a joy” - Katie Fforde

”'A page-turning delight from start to finish. Once I checked into the Regency Grand I never wanted to leave” - Jenny Jackson

”'Nita Prose writes like no other - I loved this even more than her utterly delightful debut” - Ashley Audrain

”'From page turning suspense, to laugh-out-loud humour and moments that are deeply heartfelt, The Mystery Guest has it all! This book is a knockout” - Mary Kubica

More praise for Nita Prose: -

”'A smart, riveting, and deliciously refreshing debut” - Lisa Jewell

”'The endearing central character and atmospheric hotel setting make it an escapist pleasure” - Sunday Times

”'Irresistible” - Sunday Telegraph

”'A gripping and heart-warming whodunnit” - Santa Montefiore

”'Excellent and totally entertaining . . . the most interesting (and endearing) main character in a long time” - Stephen King