The Curious Case of Lady Latimer's Shoes

The Curious Case of Lady Latimer's Shoes

Stephanie Laurens


#1 long island instances bestselling writer Stephanie Laurens brings you a story of mysterious demise, feuding households, star-crossed lovers—and footwear to die for.

With her husband, amateur-sleuth the Honorable Barnaby Adair, decidedly eccentric stylish matron Penelope Adair is attending the leading occasion starting the haut ton’s Season while a physique is came upon within the gardens. a girl has been struck down with a finial from the terrace balustrade. Her relations is current, as are the cream of the haut ton—the surprised hosts flip to Barnaby and Penelope for help.

Barnaby calls in Inspector Basil Stokes and so they start their research. Penelope assists through studying all she will be able to concerning the victim’s kinfolk, and uncovers a feud among them and the Latimers over the incredible sneakers referred to as woman Latimer’s footwear, at present particular to the Latimers.

The deeper Penelope delves, the extra confident she turns into that the homicide is by some means hooked up to the footwear. She conscripts Griselda, Stokes’s spouse, and Violet Montague, now Penelope’s secretary, and the trio got down to examine all they could concerning the humans concerned, and most significantly the footwear, a path vindicated while unforeseen witnesses file seeing a girl fleeing the scene—wearing woman Latimer’s shoes.

But not anything is because it turns out, and the extra Penelope and her buddies know about the sneakers, conundrums abound, compounded through a Romeo-and-Juliet romance and escalating social pressure…until finally the items fall into position, and at last realizing what has happened, the six intrepid investigators race to avoid a good worse tragedy.

A pre-Victorian secret with robust components of romance. a singular of 76,000 words.

An access within the Casebook of Barnaby Adair sequence, the occasions during this novel take place among the occasions defined within the Casebook novels, THE MASTERFUL MR. MONTAGUE and the impending LOVING ROSE: THE REDEMPTION OF MALCOLM SINCLAIR.

Praise for the works of Stephanie Laurens

“Laurens’s writing shines.” Publishers Weekly

“Stephanie Laurens by no means fails to entertain and beauty her readers with bright plots, snappy discussion, and unforgettable characters.” ancient Romance Reviews.

Praise for the place the guts Leads: quantity 1 within the Casebook of Barnaby Adair

"A fulfilling combination of puzzle and romance." Publishers Weekly

"In an Amanda Quick-style suspense/romance, Laurens by no means loses contact together with her characters' deep feelings or the haunting mystery." Romantic Times

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