Tag Archives: Historical mystery

#DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN by Mariah Fredericks 

PEACE The second book in the Jane Prescott Historic series finds Jane working a ladies maid to Louise Blanchly. In 1912 Jane travels with Blanchlys to Long Island as Louise is married William Tyler. While there they will plan the … Continue reading

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#A BRUSH WITH SHADOWS By Anna Lee Huber

PEACE  Thanks to the Meridian Library for my, copy. As Lady Darby and her husband, Gage leave Ireland, he received a letter from his Grandfather, the Viscount Tavistock to return to his childhood home, Langstone Manor. Arriving there the find … Continue reading

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#AN ARTLESS  DEMISE by Anna Lee Huber

PEACE In 1883 Lady Darby has returned to London with her husband, Sebastian Gage to London for the season. The city is uneasy as parliament is trying to pass the reform bill and the new police were formed to handle … Continue reading

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#A BLUNT INSTRUMENT  by Georgette Heyer

PEACE I have read all Georgette Heyer’s Regency Romance books more than once, but this the first mystery I have read of hers. I REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK. The same method of writing as in the romance books. I recognized … Continue reading

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#AS DEATH DRAWS NEAR By Anna Lee Huber

PEACE I am grateful for the Meridian Library for a copy, the fifth book of the Lady Darby series finds the pair in Cumberland on their honeymoon. Keira and Gage are enjoying a picnic when Gage receives a message from … Continue reading

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#A PRESSING ENGAGEMENT By Anna Lee Huber

PEACE Thanks to the Meridian Library for a copy. This is a novella that covers the time before Lady Darby and Sebastian Gage marriage. Lady Darby receives a Golden torch as a wedding gift and decides to look into its … Continue reading

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#A STUDY IN DEATH By Anna Lee Huber

PEACE The Meridian library provided a copy of this book. Thanks to them for all you do. The fourth book of the Lady Darby mysteries is another good tale with numerous twists and turns. Keira has accepted Sebastian Gage’s marriage … Continue reading

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#A GRAVE MATTER by Anna Lee Huber

PEACE I am grateful to the Meridian Library for my copy of the third book of Lady Darby series. Keira has returned to her childhood home to stay with her brother, Trevor. The grave of a decrease Lord has been … Continue reading

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#THUNDER ON THE RIGHT by Mary Stewart

PEACE Needing a good story to read, I went to my friend Mary Stewart. The story is slow to start but picks up the pace and moves rapidly through the events Jenny Silver is bothered by a letter she received … Continue reading

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#TOUCH NOT THE CAT By Mary Stewart

PEACE I have not read this book before, but as it is vintage Mary Stewart, it did not disappoint. The background is set at Ashley Court, entail estate located in England. Ashley Court is like so many others in England … Continue reading

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