Devil by the Tail, first in a new historical mystery by Jeanne Matthews, introduces the investigative team of Garnick and Paschal, a pair of intrepid survivors with keen eyes for graft and corruption, a determined sense of justice, and no small amount of chemistry.

In its review of this gripping series debut, the Historical Novel Society describes Garnick and Paschal as “two unforgettable characters” who deserve a good run. Of Matthews they say, “Her writing effortlessly combines suspense and humor, leaving the reader eagerly awaiting the next Garnick and Paschal adventure.”

Devil by the Tail Jeanne Matthews