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I think I expected this story to reflect the time period a bit. Download Pdf ♻ Fortune Favors the Dead ♾ Introducing Pentecost And Parker, Two Unconventional Female Detectives Who Couldn T Care Less About Playing By The Rules, In Their Cases And In Their Lives It S And Willowjean Will Parker Is A Scrappy Circus Runaway Whose Knife Throwing Skills Have Just Saved The Life Of New York S Best, And Most Unorthodox, Private Investigator, Lillian Pentecost When The Dapper Detective Summons Will A Few Days Later, She Doesn T Expect To Be Offered A Life Changing Proposition Lillian S Multiple Sclerosis Means She Can T Keep Up With Her Old Case Load Alone, So She Wants To Hire Will To Be Her Right Hand Woman In Return, Will Will Receive A Salary, Room And Board, And Training In Lillian S Very Particular Art Of InvestigationThree Years Later, Will And Lillian Are On The Collins Case Abigail Collins Was Found Bludgeoned To Death With A Crystal Ball Following A Big, Boozy Halloween Party At Her Home Her Body Slumped In The Same Chair Where Her Steel Magnate Husband Shot Himself The Year Before With Rumors Flying That Abigail Was Bumped Off By The Vengeful Spirit Of Her Husband Who Else Could Have Gotten Inside The Locked Room , The Family Has Tasked The Detectives With Finding Answers Where The Police Have Failed But That S Easier Said Than Done In A Case That Involves Messages From The Dead, A Seductive Spiritualist, And Becca Collins The Beautiful Daughter Of The Deceased, Who Will Quickly Starts Falling For When Will And Becca S Relationship Dances Beyond The Professional, Will Finds Herself In Dangerous Territory, And Discovers She May Have Become The Murderer S Next TargetA Wildly Charming And Fast Paced Mystery Written With All The Panache Of S New York, Fortune Favors The Dead Is A Fresh Homage To Holmes And Watson Reads Like The Best Of Dashiell Hammett And Introduces An Audacious Detective Duo For The Ages 4.5 stars I am not an avid mystery reader, but the Girl in the Dragon Tattoo sort of turned me on to them, and I will admit I ve been seeking them outandFortune Favors the Dead, is a hat tip Sherlock and Watson, but that s where the comparison stops This book held nothing back, it started with an unconventional main lead and it just kept going Will Parker, a girl who ran away to join the circus took to the life like a fish to water She wrung everything bit of knowledge out of the circus an I am not an avid mystery reader, but the Girl in the Dragon Tattoo sort of turned me on to them, and I will admit I ve been seeking them outandFortune Favors the Dead, is a hat tip Sherlock and Watson, but that s where the comparison stops This book held nothing back, it started with an unconventional main lead and it just kept going Will Parker, a girl who ran away to join the circus took to the life like a fish to water She wrung everything bit of knowledge out of the circus and that s what helped her land the job of a lifetime with an equally unconventional private detective Will is the narrator, but this isof her story than her trying to capture Lillian Pentecost s story, and I liked that bit Often times in the buddy detective stories its all about the uncanny crime solving ability of the detective and the narrator is just the sidekick along to witness the brilliance of the detective This was a welcome departure of that standard trope Will Parker was straight forward and easy going No purple prose or over wrought descriptions However the story could have been anchored a littlein the setting and the time We don t get a lot of novels in the 1940s that aren t war stories or survivor diaries It just seemed like surface descriptions of the setting and not from someone lived and breathed the 1940s New York The story did drag just a bit and maybe two of three chapters could have been taken out and the novel would still have flowed and gotten to its end just the same Overall this was an enjoyable read that I hope to seefrom this duo in the future Full review to come