Join us as we celebrate the release of Katharine Schellman’s new mystery novel, Last Call at the Nightingale. This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.
About the Book: First in a captivating Jazz Age mystery series from author Katharine Schellman, Last Call at the Nightingale beckons readers into a darkly glamorous speakeasy where music, liquor, and secrets flow.
New York, 1924. Vivian Kelly’s days are filled with drudgery, from the tenement lodging she shares with her sister to the dress shop where she sews for hours every day.
But at night, she escapes to The Nightingale, an underground dance hall where illegal liquor flows and the band plays the Charleston with reckless excitement. With a bartender willing to slip her a free glass of champagne and friends who know the owner, Vivian can lose herself in the music. No one asks where she came from or how much money she has. No one bats an eye if she flirts with men or women as long as she can keep up on the dance floor. At The Nightingale, Vivian forgets the dangers of Prohibition-era New York and finds a place that feels like home.
But then she discovers a body behind the club, and those dangers come knocking.
About the Author: Katharine Schellman is a former actor, one-time political consultant, and current writer. Her debut novel, The Body in the Garden, was a Suspense Magazine Best Book of 2020 and led to her being named one of BookPage’s “16 Women to Watch.” A graduate of the College of William & Mary, Katharine currently lives and writes in the mountains of Virginia in the company of her husband, children, and the many houseplants she keeps accidentally murdering.
Last Call at the Nightingale will be released on June 7. To order the book, please see below for the New Dominion Bookshop book order form or call the shop at 434-295-2552.
"A Jazz Age murder thrusts a good-time girl into the uncomfortable role of secret shamus...A colorful period crime yarn with a heroine worth rooting for."
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