The Hyde Park Murder Author:Elliott Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt's first case was hailed by The Washington Post Book world as "Charming...we put the book down with regret," and praised as "a delightful entertainment" by the Los Angeles Times. The New York Times Book Review said, "It may be that Murder and the First Lady will permanently occupy a very special place in the affection of crime ... more »aficionados." Now the feisty First Lady's back -- and, as usual, she's full of surprises!
When Hyde Park neighbor Alfred Doolittle Hannah is accused of a multi-million dollar stock swindle, FDR is troubled and doubtful, but Mrs. R is determined to investigate the odd affair--especially since it threatends the upcoming marriage and future happiness of another Hyde Park neighbor: lovely nineten-year-old Adriana van der Meer. When Hannah dies in an apparent suicide, Mrs. Roosevelt shrewdly smells murder.
Securities and Exchange Commissioner Joseph P. Kennedy gives her some pointers on the stock market, and Mayor Fiorello La Guardia offers New York City's men in blue. With a little hel from Supreme Court Justice Brandeis and a smart young congressman named Sam Rayburn, America's brainiest First Lady solves another baffling crime--her way!
Once again Elliott Roosevelt has written of his parents and their world with insight, charm, wit and imagination. From gracious Hyde Park to prestigious Park Avenue, from Wall Street to Washington, The Hyde Park Murder is a delightful romp and a dazzling mystery!« less