Arsenic with Austen

CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD21382
Released: Jul 12, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504724814
Narrator/s: Caroline Shaffer
Please log in to view pricing

Description

Arsenic with Austen is the first book in a delightful new cozy mystery series in which an English teacher becomes involved in murder cases that reflect elements of her favorite books. When Emily Cavanaugh inherits a fortune from her great aunt, she expects her life to change. She doesn't expect to embark on a murder investigation, confront the man who broke her heart thirty-five years before, and nearly lose her own life.Emily travels to the sleepy coastal village of Stony Beach, Oregon, to claim her inheritance, centered in a beautiful Victorian estate called Windy Corner but also including a substantial portion of the real estate of the whole town. As she gets to know the town's eccentric inhabitants-including her own once-and-possibly-future love, Sheriff Luke Richards-she learns of a covert plan to develop Stony Beach into a major resort. She also hears hints that her aunt may have been murdered. Soon another suspicious death confirms this, and before long Emily herself experiences a near-fatal accident. Meanwhile, Emily reads Persuasion, hoping to find belated happiness with her first love as Anne Elliot did with Captain Wentworth. She notices a similarity between her not-quite-cousin Brock Runcible, heir to a smaller portion of her aunt's property, and Mr. Elliot in Persuasion, and her suspicions of Brock crystallize. But as she and Luke continue to investigate and events speed toward a climax, Emily realizes that underneath the innocent-looking rocks of Stony Beach lurk festering jealousies that would have shocked even the worst of Jane Austen's charming reprobates.

x-large
Genre: Mystery

Bundle:

Please login to view pricing, or register now
Arsenic with Austen
Product Number: BX00051012
Product Number:DD21382
Product Number:Z100115548

All formats/editions

eAudio
x-large
Narrator(s): Caroline Shaffer
Genre: Mystery
Product Number Z100115548
Released: Jul 12, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504724753
eBook
x-large
Genre: Mystery
Product Number EB00632535
Released: Jul 12, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: #9781466872424

Sign up for our email newsletter