The Young Widow

Author(s): Cassandra Chan
Series: Bethancourt and Gibbons Mysteries Series No: 1
Genre: Mystery
Original Publish Date: Oct 03, 2006
Product Number: EB00010105
Released: Oct 03, 2006
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429934794
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A CHARMING WIDOW WITH A TROUBLING HISTORY As if by magic, Annette Berowne seems capable of dazzling men from the moment she meets them. But when Annette becomes the primary suspect in her husband's poisoning death, she arouses entirely different feelings. Now some men feel sorry for her while others are convinced she's guilty. PROVIDES TWO DETECTIVES WITH A MYSTERY OF SEDUCTION AND MURDER. Jack Gibbons is a by-the-book, rising star at Scotland Yard. His friend Phillip Bethancourt is a smart, devil-may-care type with a good heart and a razor-sharp sense of people. When they reach the Berowne manor in Surrey, with its colorful coterie of staff and family, Bethancourt is strangely immune to Annette's charms. As the two men delve into the case, Gibbons is sure Annette is an innocent damsel in distress. But Bethancourt is only certain of this: his earnest friend is falling in love-with a woman whose lovers keep finding ways to die. In The Young Widow, Cassandra Chan has crafted a delightful English mystery.

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