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Jane and the Stillroom Maid: Being the Fifth Jane Austen Mystery (Jane Austen Mysteries)

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Jane Austen is enjoying August, 1806, among Derbyshire's craggy peaks, sparkling streams, and cavernous gorges. That is, until she discovers the corpse of a young gentleman whose blond curls and delicate features suggest the face of an angel.

More shocking still is the coroner's revelation: the deceased is no man but a maidservant — clad in the garb of her master, Mr. Charles Danforth of Penfolds Hall. Tess Arnold had ruled the stillroom at Penfolds for many years — until she was labeled a witch and dismissed for indiscretion. Was Tess the prey of a madman loose in the hills, or perchance the cast-off impediment to a gentleman's marriage?

As usual, Jane's acute perception and her nose for trouble place her supremely at risk — from a killer who may strike as violently by day as he once did by night....

About the Author

Stephanie Barron is the author of eight previous Jane Austen mysteries. She lives in Colorado, where she is at work on the next Jane Austen mystery.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553578379
Author:
Barron, Stephanie
Publisher:
Bantam
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Women novelists
Subject:
Women domestics
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Being A Jane Austen Mystery
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
6.89x4.19x.91 in. .36 lbs.

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