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A lady's guide to etiquette and murder. #1 / Dianne Freeman.

Freeman, Dianne, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781496716873
  • ISBN: 1496716876
  • Physical Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Kensington hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2018.

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General Note: "A Countess of Harleigh mystery"--Dustjacket.
Summary, etc.: Wealthy young widow Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, moves from the English countryside to Victorian London, where accusations that implicate her in her late husband's death cause her to begin her own investigation.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 June #1
    Frances Wynn, the widowed Countess of Harleigh, has several problems. With the mourning period over—not that she really mourned the British noble who married her for her American money—she is moving to London from the Surrey estate that now belongs to her brother-in-law. Before she can settle in, her solicitor tells her that her accounts are frozen by a suit filed by that same brother-in-law. Then Inspector Delaney calls to tell her an anonymous letter suggests that her husband's death might not have been an accident. Her sister, Lily, is due to arrive, accompanied by their Aunt Hetty, for her London season. To top it off, Frances' neighbor George Hazelton is one of two other people who know the full story of the late count's death, and the gossip in the social set is about the thefts occurring after the various balls and dinners. When Frances, George, Aunt Hetty, and the inspector put the pieces together, they find them pointing to one of Lily's three suitors. But which one? Set in late-Victorian London, this debut novel is engaging to the end as Frances and friends struggle to get behind the social facades to the truth. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

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. Born and raised in Michigan, she and her husband now split their time between Michigan and Arizona. Visit her at

Subject: Widows > Fiction.
Americans > England > Fiction.
Aristocracy (Social class) > Fiction.
London (England) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical detective and mystery fiction.
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