Clyde Linsley reintroduces ‘Death of a Mill Girl’ in new marketing effort

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Historical mystery is first in ‘Josiah Beede’ series

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Linsely hopes readers will find: “A good story with interesting characters and a sense of life in that time and place.”

Josiah Beede, a lawyer and farmer in New Hampshire in the 1830s, discovers the body of a young girl in one of his fallow fields. Discovering that she was a worker at a nearby textile mill, he goes in search of answers. As Josiah investigates the girl’s death, he discovers that despite having good intentions, some at the mill have fallen prey to human nature.

Death of a Mill Girl: A Josiah Beede Mystery” (published by iUniverse) is the first novel in Clyde Linsely’s “Josiah Beede” trilogy, now back in print for a limited time. Originally published in 2002, the story was inspired by Linsely’s time in New England and the role it played in the Industrial Revolution of America.

Linsely hopes readers will find: “A good story with interesting characters and a sense of life in that time and place.”

“Death of a Mill Girl”
By Clyde Linsley
Softcover | 5 x 8 in | 288 pages | ISBN 9781440125010
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Clyde Linsley was born and raised in Little Rock, Ark., but spent his adult life almost entirely in the east, especially New England. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1964. Linsley’s career has been one writing job after another: newspaper reporter, radio reporter and announcer, and magazine editor. In 1986 he became a full-time freelance writer.

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