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Free Book Friday – Wouldn’t It Be Deadly


Wouldn’t It Be Deadly:
An Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins Mystery

by D.E. Ireland

Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball — where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry Higgins’ bet that he could pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess — Eliza becomes an assistant to his chief rival Emil Nepommuck. After Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza into a lady, an enraged Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud. When Nepommuck is found with a dagger in his back, Henry Higgins becomes Scotland Yard’s prime suspect.

However, Eliza learns that most of Nepommuck’s pupils had a reason to murder their blackmailing teacher. As another suspect turns up dead and evidence goes missing, Eliza and Higgins realize the only way to clear the Professor’s name is to discover which of Nepommuck’s many enemies is the real killer. When all the suspects attend a performance of Hamlet at Drury Lane, Eliza and Higgins don their theatre best and race to upstage a murderer.

ISBN 9781250049353, Hardcover

There are currently 9 members wishing for this book.

To enter, simply leave a comment on this Blog post. You must be a PaperBackSwap member in good standing to win.

We will choose 1 winner at random from comments we receive here on the Blog from PBS members.

You have until Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 12 noon EST, to leave a comment.

Good Luck to everyone!


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77 Responses to “Free Book Friday – Wouldn’t It Be Deadly”

  1. Nina P. (lmntree) says:

    I’m in- thanks for the opportunity!

  2. Rebecca R. (abeccapug) says:

    This looks like a fun book! Always love trying something new. I would love to win it! Thanks for consideration.

  3. Maggie M. , says:

    This sounds like a fun book to read on vacation!

  4. Tracy H. says:

    This sounds like a fun book to win!

  5. Marlene A. (Mar12) says:

    Sounds interesting! I’ve always wondered what happened to Eliza!

  6. Julie B. (juliebev) says:

    Let’s do it

  7. Debra J. (homemakerdeb) says:

    Sounds like a good read!

  8. Sounds like an interesting premise. New to me.

  9. Karen H. (warbler43) says:

    Sounds like a fun story to read.

  10. M L C. (mlcassell) says:

    Interesting premise. sounds like fun read

  11. Michelle W. (Crystar) says:

    My Fair Lady is one fantastic musical. I think my daughter wanted to watch it at least once a week when she was in Kindergarten. Plus, I always choose Pygmalian for a Literature Unit for high school homeschoolers.

  12. Nancy C. (nancymissyc) says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  13. Linda R. (lynnreb) says:

    Glad to see that Eliza isn’t just fetching the Professors slippers ! Would love to read this story! Thanks so much for the opportunity.

  14. Brenda S. (bhutchsmith) says:

    Looking forward to figuring out the mystery with Eliza!

  15. Cheryl P. (Engsetterlover) says:

    I think I would enjoy reading this book.

  16. Susan B. says:

    Cozy Winter reading is always welcome and fun! Good Luck to all who enter 🙂

  17. Waneta S. (Pulcharia) says:

    I would love to win this book!

  18. Jay N. (ajdowning) says:

    I love Victorian era mystery stories.

  19. Janice B. (Mama2EEEE) says:

    Looks interesting!

  20. Michael G. says:

    Interesting take on a historical classic!

  21. LINDA M. (Fritosmom) says:

    Love this series of books and characters. I would like this book and Thank you.

  22. Stephen T. (composer) says:

    Love mysteries. Also have a friend with little means, so mail her books in genres she prefers.

  23. Mary S. says:

    I am always up for a good new mystery.

  24. Leslie O. says:

    It sounds like Eliza is one smart cookie!

  25. R. M. K. says:

    Looks like a good book.

  26. Norma L. says:

    Sounds like a winner!

  27. TakingTime says:

    Maybe start a new series?? Thanks for the opportunity.

  28. Melissa G. (mysterym) says:

    sounds good. Pick me!!

  29. Brian M. , says:

    Sounds like an interesting follow-up to the better known story.

  30. Linda P. (saylin77) says:

    Looks like a fun read.

  31. Tina B. (bookshelftreasures) says:

    I would Love to get this book!

  32. Maryjo says:

    looking forward to reading this book

  33. Mary jo K. says:

    Looks like an interesting read, hope I win it.

  34. Michelle Bovee says:

    Yes please!

  35. June P. (junebug4) says:

    Sounds like a good book to curl up with on a cold snowy winter day.

  36. Hilda B. (orianwyn) says:

    My sister would love this book!

  37. Tina M. (Ratchet409) says:

    I’m curious to see where this one leads!

  38. Debbie Dunn says:

    Never heard of this series…sounds like a fun read!

  39. Desmond W. (desmond) says:

    Count me in, please!

  40. K M. (gameshowqueen) says:

    Yes, Please 🙂 !!

  41. Laurie G. says:

    Wow! Never heard of this but sounds like something I would like.

  42. Judy G. (atl95wc) says:

    Mystery is not my thing, but sounds like there would be lots of plot twists. Would love to receive the book.

  43. Cheryl O. (hudsonsmom) says:

    Looks like a good book!

  44. Debbie G. (enginelady) says:

    This looks like a fun read

  45. Sherry R. (jadefrog) , says:

    Love a proper new duo solving a mystery. Would love to read. Thank you!

  46. Kim N. , says:

    Love the title!

  47. Susan P. says:

    Hmm … could be an interesting twist on this classic tale. I’d like to give it a try.

  48. Kiyah S. (kiyah360) says:

    Currently into Sherlock Holmes type mysteries, but this sounds like a interesting read to get a hold of.

  49. I love mysteries! This sounds like a good one. Would really like to read it.

  50. Lissi D. (estelnalissi) says:

    I can imagine Eliza turning inside out trying to solve the mystery to prove her abilities and worth but Henry was so condescending and cruel I’m curious to see how they work together. The end of Pigmalion was so sad. It would be nice to see Eliza at less of a disadvantage with Henry. Also, Bookshare doesn’t have this book yet. If I win my husband can scan the book so I can read it in braille.

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