When the steward at her husband's Lancashire estate dies under mysterious
circumstances, Susanna, Lady Appleton suspects he was murdered. As an
expert on poisonous herbs, she sets out to discover the truth but ends
up unearthing more secrets than she bargained for.
This first book in the FACE DOWN mystery series, set in sixteenth-century England, is "a breezy and amusing historical whodunit." (Booklist)