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Jane Austen Mysteries #4: Jane and the Genius of the Place: Being the Fourth Jane Austen Mystery

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For everyone who loves Jane Austen...The fourth engaging mystery in the series that recasts the well-loved author as a sleuth!

In the waning days of summer, Jane Austen is off to the Canterbury Races, where the rich and fashionable gamble away their fortunes. It is an atmosphere ripe for scandal—but even Jane is unprepared for the shocking drama that unfolds. A flamboyant French beauty, known for her brazen behavior, is found gruesomely strangled in a shabby chaise. While many urge the arrest of a known scoundrel with eyes for the victim, Jane looks further afield and finds a number of acquaintances behaving oddly.

As rumors spread like wildfire that Napoleon's fleet is bound for Kent, Jane suspects that the murder was an act of war rather than a crime of passion. Suddenly the peaceful fields of Kent are a very dangerous place...and Jane's thirst for justice may exact the steepest price of all—her life.

About the Author

Stephanie Barron, a lifelong admirer of Jane Austen's work, is the author of Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor, Jane and the Man of the Cloth, and Jane and the Wandering Eye.  She lives in Colorado.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553578393
Author:
Barron, Stephanie
Publisher:
Bantam
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Women detectives
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Women novelists
Subject:
Austen, jane, 1775-1817
Subject:
Women novelists, English
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
England
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bantam pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Being A Jane Austen Mystery
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.92x4.18x1.08 in. .42 lbs.

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