A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder by Dianne Freeman audiobook

A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder

By Dianne Freeman
Read by Karen Cass

Recorded Books, Inc. 9781496716934

The Countess of Harleigh Mysteries: Book 3

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In Dianne Freemans charming Victorian-era mystery series, Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, finds her sisters wedding threatened by a vow of vengeance. London is known for its bustle and intrigues, but the sedate English countryside can hostor hideany number of secrets. Frances, the widowed Countess of Harleigh, needs a venue for her sister Lilys imminent wedding, away from prying eyes. Risings, George Hazletons family estate in Hampshire, is a perfect choice, and soon Frances, her beloved George, and other guests have gathered to enjoy the usual country pursuitsshooting, horse riding, and romantic interludes in secluded gardens. But the bucolic setting harbors a menace, and its not simply the arrival of Francess socially ambitious mother. Above and below stairs, mysterious accidents befall guests and staff alike. Before long, Frances suspects these accidents are deliberate, and fears that the intended victim is Lilys fiancé, Leo. Francess mother is unimpressed by Lilys groom-to-be and would much prefer that Lily find an aristocratic husband, just as Frances did. But now that Frances has found happiness with Georgea man who loves her for much more than her dowryshe heartily approves of Lilys choice. If she can just keep the couple safe from villains and meddling mamas. As Frances and George search for the culprit among the assembled family, friends, and servants, more victims fall prey to the mayhem. Mishaps become full-blooded murder, and it seems that no one is safe. And unless Frances can quickly flush out the culprit, the peal of wedding bells may give way to another funeral toll. . . .

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In Dianne Freemans charming Victorian-era mystery series, Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, finds her sisters wedding threatened by a vow of vengeance. London is known for its bustle and intrigues, but the sedate English countryside can hostor hideany number of secrets. Frances, the widowed Countess of Harleigh, needs a venue for her sister Lilys imminent wedding, away from prying eyes. Risings, George Hazletons family estate in Hampshire, is a perfect choice, and soon Frances, her beloved George, and other guests have gathered to enjoy the usual country pursuitsshooting, horse riding, and romantic interludes in secluded gardens. But the bucolic setting harbors a menace, and its not simply the arrival of Francess socially ambitious mother. Above and below stairs, mysterious accidents befall guests and staff alike. Before long, Frances suspects these accidents are deliberate, and fears that the intended victim is Lilys fiancé, Leo. Francess mother is unimpressed by Lilys groom-to-be and would much prefer that Lily find an aristocratic husband, just as Frances did. But now that Frances has found happiness with Georgea man who loves her for much more than her dowryshe heartily approves of Lilys choice. If she can just keep the couple safe from villains and meddling mamas. As Frances and George search for the culprit among the assembled family, friends, and servants, more victims fall prey to the mayhem. Mishaps become full-blooded murder, and it seems that no one is safe. And unless Frances can quickly flush out the culprit, the peal of wedding bells may give way to another funeral toll. . . .

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Author Bio: Dianne Freeman

Author Bio: Dianne Freeman

Dianne Freeman is the acclaimed author of the Countess of Harleigh mystery series. She is an Agatha Award and Lefty Award finalist, as well as a nominee for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award from Mystery Writers of America. She spent thirty years working in corporate accounting and finance and now writes full-time.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 8.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English