To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society’s most influential women, who have come to rely on her wit and discretion. The daughter of a baronet and minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. Inspired by the novels of jane austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society—including who among the ton is capable of murder.
A Purely Private Matter A Rosalind Thorne Mystery Book 2Berkley #ad - But before she can make any progress, Cavendish is found dead, stabbed through the heart. Suddenly, rosalind is plunged into the middle of one of the most sensational murder trials London has ever seen, and her client’s husband is the prime suspect. Desperate margaretta seymore is with child—and her husband is receiving poisoned pen letters that imply that her condition is the result of an affair with the notorious actor Fletcher Cavendish.
The rosalind thorne mysteries—inspired by the novels of jane austen—continue as the audacious Rosalind strives to aid those in need while navigating the halls of high society…Rosalind Thorne has slowly but assuredly gained a reputation as “a useful woman”—by helping respectable women out of some less-than-respectable predicaments.
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The contents of these letters hold great interest for the famous poet Lord Byron, who had carried on a notorious public affair with Lady Melbourne's daughter-in-law, the inconveniently unstable Lady Caroline Lamb. However, lady Melbourne omits a crucial detail. Rosalind learns from the bow street runner, Adam Harkness, that an unidentified woman was found dead in the courtyard of Melbourne House.
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As they delve into the murky world of banking and international arbitrage, Charlotte and Wrexford also struggle to navigate their increasingly complex feelings for each other. The murder of a shipping clerk. Rumors of corruption within the powerful East India Company. When lady cordelia, lord woodbridge, disappear from london, a brilliant mathematician, and her brother, rumors swirl concerning fraudulent bank loans and a secret consortium engaged in an illicit—and highly profitable—trading scheme that threatens the entire British economy.
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And then there’s the truly unfathomable appearance on her doorstep of the former Miss Brougham, the spiteful heiress whose cruel taunts derailed Bea’s social career. Except…maybe she is a little swayed by her uncle’s efforts to make amends for treating her with cold indifference during her childhood.
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. The trail leads to Paris, a city now seething with international intrigue. For at every turn lies a cunning enemy who’ll stop at nothing to win the battle of wits. But little do they know that an even more dangerous battle is about to test their mettle. The shocking news that lord grentham, the steely minister of state security, has been accused of treason and is on the run from arrest takes them and their close circle of friends by surprise.
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Stella refuses to be sold off like a prized pony. Now, stella and lyndy must go from future spouses to amateur sleuths as they team up to search for the truth—and prevent an unbridled criminal from destroying their new life together right out of the gate. Stella kendrick is an all-American heiress who can’t be tamed.
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The unlikely pair could actually be on the right track with each other. With culture clashes mounting between families, a scandalous murder case hangs over Morrington Hall.
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From the moment of her arrival at the rugged and remote Druiminn Castle, something sinister haunts her steps. With the murder of her host and the revelation that one of her fellow guests at the castle is an unscrupulous jewel thief, Alice resolves to uncover secrets that someone will stop at nothing to keep hidden.
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London, 1815. M. Atlas believes that the marquess--his former brother in law--is responsible for the long-ago death of Atlas's sister, Phoebe. Quincy's third riveting Atlas Catesby mystery set in Regency England. Atlas seizes the opportunity to potentially avenge his sister's death. The infamous victim was the mistress of the powerful Marquess of Vessey.
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