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If you enjoy the suspense of Agatha Christie, the cerebral Sherlock Holmes mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the descriptive writing style of Daphne du Maurier, or the humor of P.G. Wodehouse, you'll adore this supernatural mystery, sprinkled with humor and romance. Watch out for secret messages hidden throughout the text!


Suffering from memory problems in her old age, Hattie Vavaseur is swept off to a curious, old mansion, where she meets the enigmatic and volatile master of the house. With the assistance of a flamboyant medium, she also tries to help discover the murderer of an American salesman. Yet throughout her adventures, Hattie's existence evolves into a single purpose: uncovering the greatest mystery of her past.

In 2023, the Audible version made the U.S. bestseller list at #95 in Cozy Mysteries and two U.K. bestseller lists: #57 in Supernatural Thrillers and #93 in Cosy Mysteries! In 2021, Hattie Vavaseur made it to two U.S. bestseller lists on Kindle: #22 in Paranormal & Urban Fantasy, #27 in Cozy Mystery, and nearly hit the overall bestseller list at #293!

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Murder and mayhem abound in this thrilling return to the 1930s as a young woman uncovers her connection to the power and magic of her ancient Egyptian ancestors.


Verity is swept away from England to Egypt when her father, a professor at the British Museum, is assigned to discover the final resting place of Nefertiti. This fascinating world helps Verity feel a connection to her dead Egyptian mother like never before. However, her newfound home is rife with mysterious murders. Will Verity be able to discover the source of the violence that surrounds her before it’s too late?


If you enjoy Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries, the mysticism of Sherlock Holmes stories, the descriptive writing style of Daphne du Maurier, or uncovering the secrets of ancient Egypt, you’ll adore this riveting story.


Although Verity Easton is a standalone novel, one beloved crossover character from my first novel, Hattie Vavaseur, makes a cameo appearance!

In 2023, the Audible version made the U.S. bestseller list at #30 in Occult Horror Fiction #51 in Historical Mysteries, as well as the U.K. bestseller list at #5o in Occult Horror Fiction!

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About the authoress

M. Rebecca Wildsmith lives near the Florida coast with her husband and daughter. She enjoys perusing British literature, writing frivolous songs on the guitar, beachcombing, and wearing dangerously tall stiletto heels (not, of course, simultaneously).

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Venice Book Festival
Venice, Florida

March 25, 2023


Historic Cocoa Village Book Festival
Cocoa Village, Florida

April 8, 2023

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August 30–September 3, 2023

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