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  • Title: A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder
  • Author: Dianne Freeman
  • ISBN: 9781496716873
  • Page: 318
  • Format: Hardcover

  • A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder By Dianne Freeman In this exciting historical mystery debut set in Victorian England, a wealthy young widow encounters the pleasures and scandalous pitfalls of a London social season .Frances Wynn, the American born Countess of Harleigh, enjoys freedom as a widow than she did as a wife After an obligatory year spent mourning her philandering husband, Reggie, she puts aside her draIn this exciting historical mystery debut set in Victorian England, a wealthy young widow encounters the pleasures and scandalous pitfalls of a London social season .Frances Wynn, the American born Countess of Harleigh, enjoys freedom as a widow than she did as a wife After an obligatory year spent mourning her philandering husband, Reggie, she puts aside her drab black gowns, leaving the countryside and her money grubbing in laws behind With her young daughter in tow, Frances rents a home in Belgravia and prepares to welcome her sister, Lily, arriving from New York for her first London season.No sooner has Frances begun her new life than the ghosts of her old one make an unwelcome appearance The Metropolitan police receive an anonymous letter implicating Frances in her husband s death Frances assures Inspector Delaney of her innocence, but she s also keen to keep him from learning the scandalous circumstances of Reggie s demise As fate would have it, her dashing new neighbor, George Hazelton, is one of only two other people aware of the full story.While busy with social engagements on Lily s behalf, and worrying if Reggie really was murdered, Frances learns of mysterious burglaries plaguing London s elite The investigation brings death to her doorstep, and Frances rallies her wits, a circle of gossips, and the ever chivalrous Mr Hazelton to uncover the truth A killer is in their midst, perhaps even among her sister s suitors And Frances must unmask the villain before Lily s season and their lives come to a most unseemly end .
    Dianne Freeman
    Dianne Freeman is a life long book lover who left the world of corporate finance to pursue her passion for writing After co authoring the non fiction book, Haunted Highway, The Spirits of Route 66, she realized her true love was fiction, historical mystery in particular She also realized she didn t like winter very much so now she and her husband pursue the endless summer by splitting their time between Michigan and Arizona.

    A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder By Dianne Freeman

    Commentaires:

    Kester Grant
    The first in a start to a fantastic mystery series, starring the delightfully acid witted Frances exactly the type of heroine I adore By turns hilarious and swoon worthy and constantly keeping you guessing, I can t wait to read the sequel

    Mary Keliikoa
    I loved this book on so many levels I have not been a huge historical mystery reader, but this book has changed my view I fell in love with the Victorian time period, and with Frances who is a woman with a mind of her own Her personality and wit shines throughout There were moments I was laughing out loud and others where the writer had me concerned about the welfare of the characters I had come to love The mystery was so well plotted, I didn t know until the final reveal who was guilty, and was [...]

    Lana Pattinson
    I read a pre published copy If you like the Victorian era, laughing, and headstrong heroines, this book is for you It s a tightly plotted romp of a mystery that will keep you guessing to the end Can t wait for a second book from Dianne Freeman.

    Melissa17
    This book is the mysterious historical romp of your dreams Frances is just starting to come into her own as an independent woman, so her push pull of propriety v independence is a joy to behold The mystery is well plotted and paced and the descriptions of Victorian fashion in this novel are to die for Pun intended This is the start of an incredible series

    Jennifer Klepper
    I ve missed Downton Abbey so very much Thankfully, the witty and fast paced A Lady s Guide to Etiquette and Murder has helped fill the aching void When American heiress Frances Wynn becomes a widow in 1899 after the death of her philandering Earl of a husband, she decides to risk British society gossip by living independent of her dead husband s money grubbing family Deception, romance, and scandal ensue, keeping this reader enthralled until the very end This smart, tightly written mystery kicks [...]

    Jennieke
    As soon as I started A Lady s Guide, I knew it was right up my alley If you re a fan of Tasha Alexander s Lady Emily series or Anna Lee Huber s Lady Darby mysteries, you will love this as much as I did Personally, I m always looking for series in this vein, and many of the others I ve read tend to fall short But Dianne Freeman brings Victorian London to life with her delightful prose I also loved that her clever heroine happens to be an American who married into the aristocracy, which felt like [...]

    Suanne
    Dianne Freeman s debut novel, A Lady s Guide to Etiquette and Murder, is a witty romp of a Victorial mystery The heroine, Frances, is a recently widowed and coming out of mourning for her dead rake of husband She is surprisingly perspicacious and her struggles with propriety and her journey to independence is delightful There is an understated chemistry between her and the hero, that is smoldering before bursting into flame The mystery is well plotted and full of twists Freeman does an excellent [...]

    H D Elliott
    This is a fast paced, super fun historical mystery I loved the twist of having the heroine be an American who married into the British peerage it made the book feel fresh I got to read this book pre publication, and I can t wait for there to be in the series

    Emily
    A fantastic Victorian cozy mystery with a fun cast of characters I can t wait to read books in this series

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