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Our Lady of Pain by M. C. Beaton
  

Our Lady of Pain

Part of the Edwardian Murder Mysteries Series
Crime / Mystery   Thriller / Suspense   
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This is the fourth in this fun, romantic series. Lady Rose Summer usually finds herself investigating cases of murder and intrigue but this time finds herself the suspect in a murder case, having threatened the victim the night before her body is found. Only the dashing Captain Harry Cathcart can prove her innocence. Great fun.

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 Nicola Upson, Loretta Chase and Mary Deasy.

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Synopsis

Our Lady of Pain by M. C. Beaton

Lady Rose Summer prides herself on not being a jealous woman - and she knows her engagement to Captain Harry Cathcart is only a ruse to keep her parents from shipping her off to India to find a husband. But then Harry's latest client, Dolores Duval - French, curvaceous, flirtatious - starts appearing everywhere at his side. And that changes everything. In a fit of temper Rose threatens Dolores - only to be found the very next day standing over her dead body. Only Harry can clear Rose's name - and to do that he has to put the real murderer behind bars...

Reviews

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


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.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th September 2010

Author

M. C. Beaton

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www.mcbeaton.co.uk/

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Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Constable and Robinson

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781849012928

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