The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

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Now in paperback, the March 2008 Book Sense Pick by beloved author Laura Joh Rowland

Laura Joh Rowland's samurai detective novels have enthralled tens of thousands of readers. Now the author turns her gifts for historical fiction to Victorian England and the famous and fascinating Bront? family with this critically acclaimed new thriller.

Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Bront? sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past. With the clandestine aid of the other Bront? sisters, Emily and Anne, and of the suspiciously well-informed but irresistibly attractive brother of the victim, Charlotte works to unravel a deadly web of intrigue that threatens not only her own safety but the very fabric of the British Empire. Will Charlotte be able to stop a devious, invisible villain whose schemes threaten her life, her family, and her country?

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Laura Joh Rowland's samurai detective novels have

enthralled legions of readers. Now she turns her gift for

historical fiction to Victorian England and the famous

and fascinating Bronte family with this critically

acclaimed new thriller. An amazing success in hardcover,

The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bront was a Book

Sense Pick and was sold in audio, large print, book club,

and fifteen languages.

Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of

plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte

Bront sets off for London to clear her name. But when

she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds

herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that

forces her to confront demons from her past. With the

clandestine aid of the other Bront sisters, Emily and

Anne, and of the suspiciously well-informed but irresistibly

attractive brother of the victim, Charlotte works

to unravel a deadly web of intrigue that threatens not

only her own safety but intrigue that threatens not only

her own safety but the very fabric of the British Empire.

Will Charlotte be able to stop a devious, invisible villain

whose schemes threaten her life, her family, and her

country?

About the Author:

Laura Joh Rowland is the author of ten other mysteries, including the critically acclaimed Snow Empress and Red Chrysanthemum. The granddaughter of Chinese and Korean immigrants, she was educated at the University of Michigan and now lives in New Orleans with her husband.

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