Featuring a gang of thieves trapped in a web of deceit, this compelling and atmospheric detective novel reveals vividly realized characters who experience love, loss, joy and betrayal. This novel is followed by The Champdoce Mystery.
When Deborah Swift isn't working on her latest novel, she enjoys exploring the English countryside. It was during one of her nature walks that an "orchid guard" inspired her to write her novel, The Lady's Slipper. As our author of the day, Swift reveals why she was inspired, why she picked the 1660s as a backdrop for her book and what the orchid symbolizes.