Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor

Product Number: EB00153640
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307486516
Publisher: Crimeline
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Description

For everyone who loves Jane Austen...? marvelously entertaining new series that turns the incomparable author into an extraordinary sleuth! On a visit to the estate of her friend, the young and beautiful Isobel Payne, Countess of Scargrave, Jane bears witness to a tragedy. Isobel's husband-a gentleman of mature years-is felled by a mysterious and agonizing ailment. The Earl's death seems a cruel blow of fate for the newly married Isobel. Yet the bereaved widow soon finds that it's only the beginning of her misfortune...?s she receives a sinister missive accusing her and the Earl's nephew of adultery-and murder. Desperately afraid that the letter will expose her to the worst sort of scandal, Isobel begs Jane for help. And Jane finds herself embroiled in a perilous investigation that will soon have her following a trail of clues that leads all the way to Newgate Prison and the House of Lords-a trail that may well place Jane's own person in the gravest jeopardy. Praise for Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor "There's plenty to enjoy in this crime-solving side of Jane...? [She] is as worthy a detective as Columbo."-USA Today "Happily succeeds on all levels: a robust tale of manners and mayhem that faithfully reproduces the Austen style-and engrosses to the finish."-Kirkus Reviews "Splendid fun!"-Star Tribune, Minneapolis

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Author(s): Stephanie Barron
Series: Jane Austen Mysteries Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jan 16, 2009

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