"1937. War with Germany is dawning, and a civil war already rages in Spain. Split across political lines, the six Mitford sisters are more divided than ever. Meanwhile, their former maid Louisa Cannon is now a private detective, working with her policeman husband, Guy Sullivan. Louisa and Guy are surprised when a call comes in from novelist Nancy Mitford, requesting that they look into the disappearance of her Communist sister, Jessica, in Spain. But one case leads to another as they are also asked to investigate the mysterious vanishing of a soldier. As the two cases come together, Louisa and Guy discover that every marriage has its secrets--but some are more deadly than others. Suddenly home feels a long way away.."--
"Originally published in Great Britain by Sphere, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, a Hachette UK company"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references.