By Jane Steen
(234 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 402
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A clever 1880s Victorian mystery saga by award-winning author Jane Steen! [Over 700 four- and five-star reviews on Goodreads] ”Steen not only created a good mystery... she also created characters--a bunch of them--that seemed to jump off the page.” (Award-winning author CM Huddleston)Publisher's Description:
A reluctant lady sleuth finds she`s investigating her own family. Step into Lady Helena Whitcombe`s world with the first novel in a series that will blend family saga and mystery-driven action with a slow-burn romance in seven unputdownable investigations. 1881, Sussex. Lady Helena Scott-De Quincy`s marriage to Sir Justin Whitcombe, three years before, gave new purpose to a life almost destroyed by the death of Lady Helena`s first love. After all, shouldn`t the preoccupations of a wife and hostess be sufficient to fulfill any aristocratic female`s dreams? Such a shame their union wasn`t blessed by children . . . but Lady Helena is content with her quiet country life until Sir Justin is found dead in the river overlooked by their grand baroque mansion. The intrusion of attractive, mysterious French physician Armand Fortier, with his meddling theory of murder, into Lady Helena`s first week[...]Categories: Mystery, Historical Fiction
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