linwood barclay author of the month books of the month lovereading canvas bags debuts of the month scandi crime
Vouchers


Sick of Shadows by M. C. Beaton
  

Sick of Shadows

Part of the Edwardian Murder Mystery Series Series
Crime / Mystery   Thriller / Suspense   
Download an extract Discuss on Facebook Discuss this book on our Crime/Mystery/Thriller Facebook group Add to wishlist Share this book

Lovereading view...

November 2010 Book of the Month.

A lovely series that see’s Lady Rose Summer fighting crime in Edwardian England. Just the right balance of crime, romance and fun. A brilliant escape.

Edwardian Murder Mystery Series:
1. Snobbery with Violence
2. Hasty Death
3. Sick of Shadows
4. Our Lady of Pain

If you like M. C. Beaton you might also like to read books by Mary Deasy, Carola Dunn and Catriona McPherson.

Synopsis

Sick of Shadows by M. C. Beaton

It would seem that even a pretend engagement cannot keep Lady Rose Summer 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. Their friendship is cut tragically short, however, when Dolly is found dead in the river, with flowers in her hair and blood on her breast. Rose immediately summons her fiance, investigator Captain Harry Cathcart, to help solve the mystery of Dolly's death - and to keep her from becoming the murderer's next victim.

Reviews

An amusing brew of mystery and romance that will keep fans turning the pages. Publishers Weekly Fans of the author's Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin mysteries ... will welcome this new series of historical whodunits. Booklist


About the Author

M. C. Beaton

M. C. Beaton is the renowned bestselling author of the Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin series. She has written many detective and romance novels alongside having an illustrious career on Fleet Street. Already a household name and, according to Anne Robinson, a ‘national treasure’, she is ranked among John Grisham and Maeve Binchy as a heavyweight of the publishing world. She divides her time between Paris and a village in the Cotswolds that is very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

16th September 2010

Author

M. C. Beaton

More books by M. C. Beaton
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

www.mcbeaton.co.uk/

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...

Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Constable and Robinson

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781849012911

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

It's a lively, independent website with reviews, recommendations and more - with a huge range of books available to buy in all formats.

Alison Layland

Because of Lovereading I have broadened my reading horizons with some really great books that I probably would never have chosen myself.

Susan Walsh

Lovereading tells me about new books before they hit the shelves, lets me find other authors I may like and has great prize draws!

Sheila Dale

If you LOVE reading then you will love LOVEREADING! It's a 'novel' idea. Seriously though I could not recommend them enough.

Rebecca Whymark

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

I read new, exciting writers and established authors before publication and there is a great website full of brilliant books and opinions.

Lynda

Lovereading has given me the opportunity to delve into new and exciting worlds of authors who I would never have tried before.

Glynis Elliott

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools