But the last sighting was ten years before-when Joshua claimed to be learning great secrets from the gypsies that would one day astound the whole world. But as she investigates, Mrs. Rodd's neighbor jacob Welland is a reclusive, rich gentleman dying of consumption, and he wants Mrs. Rodd to find his brother, who has been missing for fifteen years.
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In 1851, private detective laetitia Rodd is enjoying a well-earned holiday when she gets an urgent request for her services. Mrs.
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Frederick finds the cases, her iron discretion, and Laetitia solves them using her arch intelligence, and her immaculate cover as an unsuspecting widow. Laetitia rodd, aged fifty-two, is the widow of an archdeacon. Living in london with her confidante and landlady, Mrs. When frederick brings to her attention a case involving the son of the well-respected, highly connected Sir James Calderstone, Laetitia sets off for Lincolnshire to take up a position as the family's new governess--quickly making herself indispensable.
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The coroner has determined she was poisoned. As she begins to untangle a web of secrets and blackmail, Rosalind finds she must risk her own life to bring the desperate business to an end. Trust is a delicate thing, and no one knows that better than Rosalind Thorne. There, she must discover the thief and regain possession of the letters before any further scandal erupts.
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Rosalind learns from the bow street runner, Adam Harkness, that an unidentified woman was found dead in the courtyard of Melbourne House.
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It soon becomes clear that the woman is linked to the infamous Dowager Viscountess Lady Wem – an indomitable matriarch visiting Tunbridge with her extended family. The young woman was at the centre of a scandal – Lady Wem’s grandson, Daniel, eloped with her three years prior. As lady fan is introduced to the family her suspicions are aroused.
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Can they uncoil the tangle of serpents and find the truth? The challenges turn even more dangerous when Arianna is forced to confront an old Russian enemy. Arianna can’t help but have her doubts, too—even when a midnight encounter with the fugitive minister tells her otherwise. Or has grentham deceived them? They’re shown damning evidence that proves his guilt beyond question.
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England 1912. To help the lackluster patrick in this pursuit, the Bates and their staff arrange a grand house party upon the heiress's arrival. When a guest dies after sipping from a glass meant for Annabel, it's clear the Bates have a more poisonous problem on their hands than a lack of chemistry. But now, with an agricultural depression sweeping the countryside, the Bates family's possession of the hall is suddenly in peril.
A possible solution arrives in the form of the imperious American heiress Annabel Clarke.
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But when her spy fiancé disappears while she’s investigating a suspicious poisoning death, she fears her happily-ever-after will turn tragic.
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The world has been at war for three long and desperate years. The mistrust and suspicion of their new American partners in war threatens to tear Little Buffenden apart. Poppy will have no choice but to lay a trap for a killer so perilously close to home, she might very well become the next victim. Poppy decides to start her own investigation with the help of a charismatic American pilot and she soon unearths some chilling secrets and long-held grudges.
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Peacetime has brought little respite for Verity Kent. But there are strange goings-on at the manor, possible heirloom forgeries, including missing servants, and suspicious rumors—all leading to the discovery of a dead body on the grounds. In the aftermath of the great war, the line between friend and foe may be hard to discern, even for indomitable former Secret Service agent Verity Kent, in award-winning author Anna Lee Huber’s thrilling mystery series.
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Thousands rushed forward to fill that gap.