Our Lady of Pain: An Edwardian Murder Mystery

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Macmillan, 4 апр. 2006 г. - Всего страниц: 215
Lady Rose Summer, the wayward Edwardian debutante who keeps getting mixed up in disreputable adventures, would swear she is not a jealous woman. After all, she knows her engagement to private detective Captain Harry Cathcart is only a ploy to keep her parents from shipping her off to India to find a husband. But then Harry's latest client, Dolores Duval---a vision of curves with a seductive French accent---starts appearing everywhere at his side. And that changes everything.
In a fit of rage, Rose threatens Dolores, only to be found the very next day, standing over her dead body. The newspapers rush to convict her, but can Harry and Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland Yard clear Rose's name and put the real murderer behind bars?
Filled with drawing-room scandal and murderous intrigue, Our Lady of Pain is a delightful addition to Marion Chesney's beloved Edwardian mystery series.
 

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I'm glad that I am finished w/ this series.... All the characters were becoming so very predictable and BORING! Lady Rose & Captain Harry Cathcart's on/off again engagement is tedious. Her companion ... Читать весь отзыв

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Пользовательский отзыв  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

Rose finally gets herself in real trouble when she lets jealousy get the better of her and threatens someone who later turns up dead. Harry & Rose continue to misunderstand each other and the subplot with Daisy and Becket gets a little tiring, but all ends well. Читать весь отзыв

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Marion Chesney, the widely acclaimed author of historical romances, also writes the popular Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth mystery series under the name M. C. Beaton. This is the fourth book in her Edwardian murder mystery series. Born in Scotland, she currently divides her time between the English Cotswolds and Paris.

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