Sick of Shadows by M. C. Beaton audiobook

Sick of Shadows

By M. C. Beaton writing as Marion Chesney
Read by Davina Porter

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Edwardian Murder Mysteries: Book 3

6.29 Hours Unabridged
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Captain Harry Cathcart and Lady Rose Summer have entered into an engagement of convenience so Rose can avoid being sent to India with all the other failed debutantes. Her sharp intellect and radical ideas have served to repel her would-be suitors. Rose’s parents are hardly thrilled that their only child is marrying a man in trade, but Harry comes from a good family, and at the very least, they hope he will keep their troublesome daughter out of mischief.  Unfortunately, even a pretend engagement cannot save Rose 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. Rose is delighted to have a protégée, but their friendship is cut tragically short when Dolly is found floating in a river. Harry must solve the mystery of Dolly’s death—and keep Rose from being the murderer’s next victim.

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Summary

Summary

Captain Harry Cathcart and Lady Rose Summer have entered into an engagement of convenience so Rose can avoid being sent to India with all the other failed debutantes. Her sharp intellect and radical ideas have served to repel her would-be suitors. Rose’s parents are hardly thrilled that their only child is marrying a man in trade, but Harry comes from a good family, and at the very least, they hope he will keep their troublesome daughter out of mischief. 

Unfortunately, even a pretend engagement cannot save Rose 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. Rose is delighted to have a protégée, but their friendship is cut tragically short when Dolly is found floating in a river. Harry must solve the mystery of Dolly’s death—and keep Rose from being the murderer’s next victim.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A tidy and well-executed mystery/historical with strong overtones of romance.” Library Journal
“A murder investigation tinged with humor and romance…Those who enjoy a mix of romance and mystery will find much pleasure in the couple’s continuing adventures and Porter’s excellent narration.” Booklist
“A lighthearted romantic romp through Edwardian snobbery, with hints of the cataclysmic changes in store for high society.” Kirkus Reviews

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 6.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English