The Metropolitan Affair by Jocelyn Green
For Lauren Westlake, the King Tut craze in 1925 gives her a chance to prove herself as an Egyptologist at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City – and to her own father. with whom she has a distant and guarded relationship. For Detective Joe Caravello, the same craze has led to a wave of forgeries. The only person he can think of to help him is his old friend – and object of his unrequited love – Lauren.
As Lauren and Joe investigate the forgeries, the case becomes more sinister – and dangerous – than they imagined.
As always, Jocelyn Green pens a novel rich in history, character, and meaning. A complex exploration of family and loyalty lends depth and emotion to a thrilling mystery and a swoony romance. Steeped in fascination for ancient Egypt and for 1920s New York City, The Metropolitan Affair delivers on all fronts! Savor every word.