The latest entry in Rhys Bowen’s Royal Spyness Mysteries, Malice at the Palace is set in 1930s England, and features Lady Georgianna Rannoch, whose pedigree enables her to be number thirty-fifth in line for the throne. Georgie is summoned by the Queen to be the companion of Princess Marina from Greece, who is arriving in England to wed Prince George, the king’s youngest son. But a woman found murdered and left on the palace sidewalk complicates matters for Georgie, an amateur sleuth. Her investigative attempts are hindered by the need to keep the murder under wraps, to avoid any whiff of scandal concerning the royal family. If you like historical fiction, intrigue and romance, check this out.