An extraordinary woman living in extraordinary times, Lady Frances Ffolkes is an Edwardian-era suffragette who has an uncanny ability to attract danger and romance. When Major Colcombe, a family friend and war veteran, dies under mysterious circumstances, the good Lady discovers that he was working on a manuscript about South Africa's bloody Boer War, which reportedly revealed a scandalous mistake that cost many innocent lives. Now, it's up to Frances and her loyal lady's maid, June Mallow, to track down the missing manuscript and bring the killer to justice. Despite kerfuffles with Scotland Yard and the British secret service, Frances never backs down and finds herself in several very unfortunate positions-and one very fortunate love triangle. Death on the Sapphire is R. J. Koreto's witty and winsome debut of a series that is sure to be a fan favorite for years to come.
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by R.J. Koreto
by Laura Lee Guhrke
by Christopher Pike
by Syrie James
by Laurie R. King
by Christie Golden
by Cuyler Overholt
"Cultured tones and clipped British accents are just two of charming vocal characteristics narrator Justine Eyre adopts while performing this story of murder and conspiracy. Lady Frances Ffolkes investigates her friend Major Colcombe's murder over a manuscript about the Boer War battle on the Sapphire River. Eyre fluidly delivers the conversations of the upper and lower classes in drawing rooms, kitchens, and parks. Sometimes at odds with Scotland Yard and the British Secret Service, Lady Frances and her maidservant, June Mallow, ask questions, dig into motives, and confront military men as they seek to identify those who are covering up poor decisions made during the battle. Eyre's reading seamlessly shifts from scene to scene, from hackney to motor car, drawing the listener more deeply into London society and a chilling conspiracy. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"
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