Pdf ebook: Death at Blenheim Palace

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Summary: Kate Sheridan is at Blenheim Palace to research King Henry's mistress Rosamund, said to have been poisoned there by Eleanor of Aquitaine. But her visit tak

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  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440621942
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 320
  • Language: English
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Description: Kate Sheridan is at Blenheim Palace to research King Henry's mistress Rosamund, said to have been poisoned there by Eleanor of Aquitaine. But her visit takes a strange turn when her hosts unwittingly begin to relive the legend.


Pdf ebook: Death At Glamis Castle

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Summary: Lord Charles Sheridan and his clever American wife, Kate, have been summoned by the king to clear the name of a prince who's been living secretly at Glamis

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440627754
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 352
  • Language: English
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Description: Lord Charles Sheridan and his clever American wife, Kate, have been summoned by the king to clear the name of a prince who's been living secretly at Glamis under an assumed name, while keeping his true identity secret.


Pdf ebook: Death at Daisy's Folly

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Summary: Sir Charles Sheridan is many things—an amateur scientist, a renowned photographer, and a skilled detective. And due to Victorian customs, he will soon be

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 144067292X
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
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Description: Sir Charles Sheridan is many things—an amateur scientist, a renowned photographer, and a skilled detective. And due to Victorian customs, he will soon become a baron—rendering him unable to marry American writer Kate Ardleigh. But even as customs keep them apart, a good muder case always seems to bring them together... The Countess of Warwick, known affectionately as "Daisy," is the subject of endless rumors about her "unladylike" ways and temperament. But what happens during a weekend party at her Easton estate is uglier that any rumor. First, a stableboy is killed. Then a nobleman is murdered outide Daisy's well-known trysting spot. A murderer is on the grounds—and on the loose. Seeking to avoid scandal, the Prince of Wales orders Sir Charles to solve the case. Together, he and Miss Ardleigh find that even the highest levels of society are no refuge from the lowest of deeds...


Pdf ebook: Death on the Lizard

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Summary: Two apparently accidental deaths at the Marconi telegraph station. The drowning of a local girl. Two cases that involve Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his wif

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440619379
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 352
  • Language: English
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Description: Two apparently accidental deaths at the Marconi telegraph station. The drowning of a local girl. Two cases that involve Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his wife, Kate, in foreign espionage, malicious intrigue, and inexplicable messages sent out of the blue.


Pdf ebook: Death at Devil's Bridge

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Summary: Newlyweds Charles and Kate Sheridan host an auto exhibition at Kate's ancestral home, attended by Europe's foremost investors and inventors. But competitio

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440672970
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Views: 322
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Description: Newlyweds Charles and Kate Sheridan host an auto exhibition at Kate's ancestral home, attended by Europe's foremost investors and inventors. But competition, speed, and money "more explosive than gasoline" are deadly for one auto builder! Now the amateur sleuths must unravel the mystery before the carnage spreads... • Written by bestselling mystery author Susan Wittig Albert along with her husband Bill • Fourth in the series featuring amateur sleuths Charles and Kate Sheridan • Features popular Victorian/Gothic setting • The series received rave reviews from publications such as Gothic Journal, Meritorious Mysteries and Murder & Mayhem, as well as popular genre authors Anne Perry and Sharan Newman


Pdf ebook: Death at Dartmoor

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Summary: “A sentence to Dartmoor Prison is a sentence to a living hell…” Lord Charles Sheridan and his American wife, Kate, have heard some truly awful things

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440672938
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 336
  • Language: English
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Description: “A sentence to Dartmoor Prison is a sentence to a living hell…” Lord Charles Sheridan and his American wife, Kate, have heard some truly awful things about Britain’s most notorious prison. But Dartmoor and its mist-shrouded environs hold special appeal for both Sheridans. Kate hopes to find inspiration for her new Gothic novel, while Charles plans to implement a fingerprinting program at the prison—and arrange a meeting with one of its most infamous inmates, Samuel Spencer. He’s convinced that Spencer—a Scotsman who admitted to killing his wife—is, in fact, innocent. What’s more, he believes he has the evidence to prove it. But Spencer continues to maintain his own guilt—and, as if to confirm it, he soon stages a daring prison escape. Lord Charles and his acquaintance Arthur Conan Doyle are most perplexed by this odd turn of events. And when a body turns up on the moor, it’s up to the two men—and the clever Kate—to discover if the missing convict is connected to this murderous new case…


Pdf ebook: Death at Whitechapel

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Summary: Kathryn Ardleigh and her husband, Charles, are called on for help when scandal threatens Jennie Jerome Churchill. Her son Winston's political future is jeo

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440672962
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
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Description: Kathryn Ardleigh and her husband, Charles, are called on for help when scandal threatens Jennie Jerome Churchill. Her son Winston's political future is jeopardized by someone who claims to have proof that his father was none other than the notorious Jack the Ripper...


Pdf ebook: Death at Gallows Green

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Summary: In Death at Bishop's Keep, Kathryn Ardleigh captured the interest of detective Sir Charles Sheridan as they solved their first case together. Now the demis

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440672946
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
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Description: In Death at Bishop's Keep, Kathryn Ardleigh captured the interest of detective Sir Charles Sheridan as they solved their first case together. Now the demise of a local constable and the disappearance of a child have the sleuthing couple on the trail of deadly greed and criminal mischief once again. And with the help of a shy woman who calls herself Beatrix Potter, Kate intends to uncover the sinister secrets of Gallows Green...


Pdf ebook: Death at Devil's Bridge

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Summary: Newlyweds Charles and Kate Sheridan host an auto exhibition at Kate's ancestral home, attended by Europe's foremost investors and inventors. But competitio

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440672970
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1779
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Description: Newlyweds Charles and Kate Sheridan host an auto exhibition at Kate's ancestral home, attended by Europe's foremost investors and inventors. But competition, speed, and money "more explosive than gasoline" are deadly for one auto builder! Now the amateur sleuths must unravel the mystery before the carnage spreads... • Written by bestselling mystery author Susan Wittig Albert along with her husband Bill • Fourth in the series featuring amateur sleuths Charles and Kate Sheridan • Features popular Victorian/Gothic setting • The series received rave reviews from publications such as Gothic Journal, Meritorious Mysteries and Murder & Mayhem, as well as popular genre authors Anne Perry and Sharan Newman


Pdf ebook: Death at Bishop's Keep

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Summary: Kate Adrleigh is everything the Victorian English gentlewoman is not--outspoken, free-thinking, American...and a writer of the frowned upon "penny-dreadful

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440672911
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: Kate Adrleigh is everything the Victorian English gentlewoman is not--outspoken, free-thinking, American...and a writer of the frowned upon "penny-dreadfuls." Soon after her arrival in Essex, England, a body is unearthed in a nearby archeological dig--and Kate has the chance to not only research her latest story...but to begin her first case with amateur detective Sir Charles Sheridan.


Pdf ebook: Death at Epsom Downs

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Summary: Lord Charles Sheridan has launched an investigation into a jockey's recent (and mysterious) death-while his wife, Kate, puzzles over the long-ago theft of

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101204087
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: Lord Charles Sheridan has launched an investigation into a jockey's recent (and mysterious) death-while his wife, Kate, puzzles over the long-ago theft of an actress's jewels. But soon the Sheridans can't help wondering if the two strange events are, somehow, connected.


Pdf ebook: Death In Hyde Park

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Summary: Coronation Day, 1902. Charles and Kate Sheridan are pleased to be at the crowning of their king. But when an anarchist accidentally blows himself up with a

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440621969
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: Coronation Day, 1902. Charles and Kate Sheridan are pleased to be at the crowning of their king. But when an anarchist accidentally blows himself up with a bomb meant for their monarch, Charles and Kate turn up a number of intriguing--and disturbing--questions. For example, what is mysterious, beautiful Charlotte Conway--editor of the anarchist newspaper where the dead man was employed--doing in the arms of expatriate author Jack London?


Pdf ebook: Mystery Women, Volume Three (Revised)

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Summary: Like other fictional characters, female sleuths may live in the past or the future. They may represent current times with some level of reality or shape th

  • Author : Colleen Barnett
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1615950109
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Number of Pages: 700
  • Language: English
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Description: Like other fictional characters, female sleuths may live in the past or the future. They may represent current times with some level of reality or shape their settings to suit an agenda. There are audiences for both realism and escapism in the mystery novel. It is interesting, however, to compare the fictional world of the mystery sleuth with the world in which readers live. Of course, mystery readers do not share one simplistic world. They live in urban, suburban, and rural areas, as do the female heroines in the books they read. They may choose a book because it has a familiar background or because it takes them to places they long to visit. Readers may be rich or poor; young or old; conservative or liberal. So are the heroines. What incredible choices there are today in mystery series! This three-volume encyclopedia of women characters in the mystery novel is like a gigantic menu. Like a menu, the descriptions of the items that are provided are subjective. Volume 3 of Mystery Women as currently updated adds an additional 42 sleuths to the 500 plus who were covered in the initial Volume 3. These are more recently discovered sleuths who were introduced during the period from January 1, 1990 to December 31, 1999. This more than doubles the number of sleuths introduced in the 1980s (298 of whom were covered in Volume 2) and easily exceeded the 347 series (and some outstanding individuals) described in Volume 1, which covered a 130-year period from 1860-1979. It also includes updates on those individuals covered in the first edition; changes in status, short reviews of books published since the first edition through December 31, 2008.


Pdf ebook: Rueful Death

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Summary: Herbalist China Bayles must solve a mother of a murder in this mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert. In search of respite, Ch

  • Author : Susan Wittig Albert
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440673829
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: Herbalist China Bayles must solve a mother of a murder in this mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert. In search of respite, China takes off to St. Theresa's Monastery with her friend Maggie, a former nun. The goal is a brief, tranquil retreat—but there's a conflict at the convent. The mother superior has recently died, and a battle over the future of St. Theresa's suggests that her sudden demise might not have been accidental. Now, China's quest for a replenished spirit takes second place to a more earthbound pursuit: catching a killer...


Pdf ebook: Death on the Lizard

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Summary: Two apparently accidental deaths at the Marconi telegraph station. The drowning of a local girl. Two cases that involve Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his wif

  • Author : Robin Paige
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440619379
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1211
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Description: Two apparently accidental deaths at the Marconi telegraph station. The drowning of a local girl. Two cases that involve Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his wife, Kate, in foreign espionage, malicious intrigue, and inexplicable messages sent out of the blue.


Pdf ebook: The Tale of Castle Cottage

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Summary: The latest in the Cottage Tales series-starring Miss Potter herself! It's the heart of summer in 1913, and Beatrix is eager to marry her fiancé, solicitor

  • Author : Susan Wittig Albert
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101543841
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 320
  • Language: English
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Description: The latest in the Cottage Tales series-starring Miss Potter herself! It's the heart of summer in 1913, and Beatrix is eager to marry her fiancé, solicitor William Heelis. But there are a few obstacles blocking the happy couple's path to the altar, like the troubled remodeling of Castle Cottage-Will and Beatrix's future home...


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Summary: Susan Wittig Albert’s exciting mysteries have been praised as “unique” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) and “fascinating” (Booklist). Now, a dead man

  • Author : Susan Wittig Albert
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440621918
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: Susan Wittig Albert’s exciting mysteries have been praised as “unique” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) and “fascinating” (Booklist). Now, a dead man’s bones are uncovered—and Texas ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles must dig into a pair of murders separated by time but connected by motive… When China’s teenage son finds some skeletal remains during a local cave dig—remains that show a not-so-accidental death—it’s a disturbing development. But China doesn’t let it distract her from the opening of the new community theater donated by the elderly Obermann sisters. Unfortunately, the haughty, bullying Jane Obermann—and her frail, frightened younger sister—made the donation with a condition: that the first production be a play written by Jane about their aristocratic family history. The premiere party ends with a bang when a ne’er-do-well local handyman is shot dead by Jane while breaking into the Obermann estate. It seems like a clear-cut case of self-defense. But China senses something else going on behind the scenes. Now, the key to catching a killer might be the mysterious bones in the cave—a clue from the past that could help China solve a mystery in the present…


Pdf ebook: Bittersweet

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Summary: New from the author of Death Come Quickly and Widow's Tears This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles—who teams up with an old friend to solve a co

  • Author : Susan Wittig Albert
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0698194527
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: New from the author of Death Come Quickly and Widow's Tears This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles—who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of theft and murder in a South Texas ranching community… It’s Thanksgiving in Pecan Springs, and China is planning to visit her mother, Leatha, and her mother’s husband, Sam, who are enthusiastically embarking on a new enterprise—turning their former game ranch into a vacation retreat for birders. She’s also looking forward to catching up with her friend, game warden Mackenzie “Mack” Chambers, who was recently transferred to the area. But Leatha calls with bad news: Sam has had a heart attack. How will Leatha manage if Sam can’t carry his share? She does have a helper, Sue Ellen Krause. But China discovers that Sue Ellen, who is in the process of leaving her marriage to the assistant foreman at a large trophy game ranch, is in some serious trouble. Before Sue Ellen can tell China the full story, her car veers off a deserted road and she is killed. Meanwhile, when a local veterinarian is shot in what appears to be a burglary at his clinic, Mack Chambers believes his murder could be related to fawns stolen from a nearby ranch. As Mack follows the trail, China begins to wonder if Sue Ellen’s death may not have been an accident, and if there’s a connection to the stolen animals. But their search for the truth may put their own lives in danger…


Pdf ebook: Blood Orange

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Summary: In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It’s mid-Ap

  • Author : Susan Wittig Albert
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0698190262
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 320
  • Language: English
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Description: In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It’s mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by a local hospice, Kelly has discovered instances of suspicious practices. Even more disturbing, she suspects that a patient was murdered. Kelly’s knowledge could be dangerous, and she wants to get guidance from China on what to do. But on her way to China’s house, Kelly is forced off the road and critically injured, putting her in a medically induced coma. Now it’s up to China to determine who wanted her out of the picture. Was it her soon-to-be ex? His new lover—who happens to be the sister of China’s friend Ruby? Or someone connected with the corruption at the hospice? China owes it to her friend to uncover the truth—but she may be putting her own life at risk...


Pdf ebook: The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose

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Summary: National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—and the Darling Dahlias, the ladies of a gard

  • Author : Susan Wittig Albert
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101581514
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—and the Darling Dahlias, the ladies of a garden club who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty solving mysteries… Just in time for the Confederate Day celebration, the Darling Dahlias are ready to plant Confederate roses along the fence of the town cemetery. Of course, Miss Dorothy Rogers, club member and town librarian, would be quick to point out the plant is in fact a hibiscus. The Confederate rose is not the only thing that is not what it first appears to be in this small Southern town. Earle Scroggins, the county treasurer, has got the sheriff thinking that Scroggins' employee Verna Tidwell (also the Darling Dahlias’ trusted treasurer) is behind a missing $15,000. But Darling Dahlias president Liz Lacy is determined to prove Verna is not a thief. Meanwhile Miss Rogers has discovered her own mystery—what appears to be a secret code embroidered under the cover of a pillow, the only possession she has from her grandmother. She enlists the help of a local newspaperman, who begins to suspect the family heirloom may have larger significance. With missing money, secret codes, and the very strange behavior of one resident, Darling, Alabama, on the eve of Confederate Day, is anything but a sleepy little town... Includes Southern-Style Depression-Era Recipes