Sick of Shadows (Edwardian Murder Mysteries, Book 3)(LIBRARY EDITION) (Edwardian Murder Mysteries (Audio))

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9781624605550: Sick of Shadows (Edwardian Murder Mysteries, Book 3)(LIBRARY EDITION) (Edwardian Murder Mysteries (Audio))

[Library Edition Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.]

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Captain Harry Cathcart and Lady Rose Summer have entered into an engagement of convenience so Rose can avoid being sent to India with all the other failed debutantes. Her sharp intellect and radical ideas have served to repel her would-be suitors. Roses parents are hardly thrilled that their only child is marrying a man in trade, but Harry comes from a good family, and at the very least, they hope he will keep their troublesome daughter out of mischief. Unfortunately, even a pretend engagement cannot save Rose from trouble. Bored with endless parties, teas, and balls, she befriends Dolly Tremaine, a beautiful young girl newly arrived from the country and overwhelmed by the demands of the Season. Rose is delighted to have a protégée, but their friendship is cut tragically short when Dolly is found floating in a river. Harry must solve the mystery of Dolly's death -- and keep Rose from being the murderers next victim.

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A DEADLY FIRST SEASON
Lady Rose Summer couldn't be more delighted to assist Society's most beautiful new debutante Miss Dolly Tremaine in negotiating her very first Season. Now engaged to Captain Harry Cathcart in order to avoid being shipped off to India, Rose is desperate to do something more useful than attend endless balls and parties. And the country-bred Dolly was totally at sea--and needed all the help Rose could give. But when Rose rushes to prevent Dolly from making a disastrous mistake, she discovers her stabbed to death and floating in a boat on the Serpentine River. And it isn't long before Rose barely survives an attempt on her own life. Now, Rose and Harry's race to uncover the secrets of Dolly's life is stirring up a hornet's nest of deceptions and devilish schemes from London's most exclusive townhouses to the seemingly-peaceful Yorkshire coast. And a cunning murderer is only a breath away from burying the truth--and the persistent Lady Rose--with one devastating stroke...
 
 "A tidy and well-executed mystery/historical with strong overtones of romance."
--Library Journal
 
"A lighthearted romantic romp through Edwardian snobbery, with hints of the cataclysmic changes in store for high society."
--Kirkus Reviews

About the Author:

M. C. BEATON (aka Marion Chesney) has won international acclaim for her bestselling 'Hamish Macbeth' and 'Agatha Raisin' mysteries. She is also the author of more than one hundred romance titles and a series of romantic suspense, the Edwardian Mystery series. Born in Scotland, she now divides her time between Paris and the English Cotswolds.

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