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To the people of Eisenstadt, Joseph Haydn is more than just a composer. He's also a skilled detective.
When the baker's beautiful wife goes missing, he turns to Haydn for help. Frau Altdorfer was last seen leaving for her husband's bakery. She never returned home. When Haydn discovers a bloodstained sheet and mattress in the baker's home, he gets a strong whiff of murder.
But where is the corpse? And is Frau Altdorfer, a woman who's been straying from the marital bed, the victim of a crime? Or an absconding murderess?
Advance Praise for the Haydn Mysteries
"A wonderful tour de force that pulls the reader into the intricate world of 18th century music, mystery and politics!" Emily Brightwell, New York Times Bestselling Author, Mrs. Jeffries Series
"Well-written and exquisitely developed, A Minor Deception is a standoutin the genre of historical mysteries. An encore is requested!" D.Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
"Tustin occupies a unique niche in the historical mystery world with her debut novel, one which she clearly masters. Her knowledge of the classical music world is obvious, but her talents as a writer are no less apparent in the puzzle and music of this story." Edith Maxwell, Agatha-nominated author of Delivering the Truth
"A wonderful read for any music lover! Vivid historical descriptions, intricate details, and a fascinating central character kept me turning the pages. Bravo!" --Amanda Carmack,award-winning author of The Elizabethan Mystery Series
". . . will enthrall music lovers and mystery lovers alike. With complex characters and vivid descriptions, the reader will be transported back to the eighteenth century to enjoy a fascinating tale of intrigue. . ." Kate Kingsbury, Pennyfoot Hotel & Merry Ghost Inn Mysteries