Kathy Lynn Emerson
Face Down O'er the Border
In Book Ten of the Face Down series, sixteenth-century gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth Susanna, Lady Appleton travels to Scotland in search of her dear friend Lady Glenelg, who has disappeared after being accused of murder. Not only must Susanna discover who the killer really is, she must cope with the disadvantage of being English in a land that mistrusts anyone from south of the border.
". . . plunges readers into the middle of Scottish domestic drama and political intrigue from the first page. . . . Vividly realized strong female characters, well-paced plot, seamless dialogue and intriguing historical details add up to a compelling period tale" Publisher's Weekly
"Emerson keeps the complicated tale moving at a brisk pace, with motives, mysteries, surprises and new aspects to familiar characters from previous books in the series . . . a worthy addition to an interesting and entertaining series." Mystery News
Originally published by Perseverance Press in 2007