Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor: Being the First Jane Austen Mystery (Jane Austen Mysteries)

Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor: Being the First Jane Austen Mystery (Jane Austen Mysteries)

Stephanie Barron


for everybody who loves Jane Austen...a marvelously wonderful new sequence that turns the incomparable writer into a rare sleuth!

On a trip to the property of her pal, the younger and lovely Isobel Payne, Countess of Scargrave, Jane bears witness to a tragedy. Isobel's husband—a gentleman of mature years—is felled by means of a mysterious and agonizing disorder. The Earl's loss of life turns out a merciless blow of destiny for the newly married Isobel. but the bereaved widow quickly unearths that it is only the start of her misfortune...as she gets a sinister missive accusing her and the Earl's nephew of adultery—and homicide. Desperately afraid that the letter will reveal her to the worst kind of scandal, Isobel begs Jane for aid. And Jane unearths herself embroiled in a deadly research that might quickly have her following a path of clues that leads the entire strategy to Newgate legal and the home of Lords—a path that can good position Jane's personal individual within the gravest jeopardy.

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