The Casebook of Barnaby Adair

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The Peculiar Case of Lord Finsbury's Diamonds & The Curious Case of Lady Latimer's Shoes, Two Novels From the Casebook of Barnaby Adair Inhaltsangabe

The Peculiar Case of Lord Finsbury's Diamonds: A Casebook of Barnaby Adair #1.5

Penelope Adair, wife and partner of sleuth Barnaby Adair, is so hugely pregnant she can barely waddle, much less assist, when Barnaby is summoned by Inspector Stokes of Scotland Yard to help investigate the violent murder of a gentleman at a house party. Penelope insists that she and Griselda, Stokes's wife, receive reports to stay duly informed of their husbands' discoveries.

But what Barnaby and Stokes uncover leads only to more questions. The victim had been thrown out of the house party days before, so why had he returned? And how did he come to have the famous Finsbury diamonds in his pocket?

The threat of scandal looms for all those attending the house party - and the stakes are highest for the gallant gentleman who has spent the last decade in Africa striving to resurrect his family fortune so he can seek Lord Finsbury's daughter's hand. Working parallel to Barnaby and Stokes, can our would-be lovers find a clear path to expose the murderer, disperse the stain of scandal, and claim the love and shared life they now crave?

A pre-Victorian mystery with strong elements of romance. A short novel of 39,000 words.

The Curious Case of Lady Latimer's Shoes: A Casebook of Barnaby Adair #2.5

Decidedly eccentric and fashionable Penelope Adair is attending the premier event of London's Season with her husband-sleuth Barnaby Adair, when a lady's body is discovered in the gardens, struck down with a finial from the terrace balustrade. Her family and the shocked hosts turn to Barnaby and Penelope for help.

Barnaby calls Inspector Stokes while Penelope learns all she can about the victim's family; and uncovers a feud between them and the Latimers over a pair of mysterious and fabulous slippers, known as Lady Latimer's shoes. The deeper Penelope and her friends, Griselda and Violet delve, the more convinced they are that the murder is connected, a direction vindicated when unexpected witnesses report seeing a lady fleeing the scene - wearing Lady Latimer's shoes.

The situation is compounded by a Romeo-and-Juliet romance, and escalating social pressure - until the pieces fall into place, and our intrepid investigators must race to prevent an even worse tragedy.

A pre-Victorian mystery with strong elements of romance. A novel of 76,000 words.

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    • The Peculiar Case of Lord Finsbury's Diamonds & The Curious Case of Lady Latimer's Shoes, Two Novels From the Casebook of Barnaby Adair

    • Autor: Stephanie Laurens
    • Sprecher: Jim McCabe
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 59 Min.
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    Penelope Adair, wife and partner of sleuth Barnaby Adair, is so hugely pregnant she can barely waddle, much less assist, when Barnaby is summoned by Inspector Stokes of Scotland Yard to help investigate the violent murder of a gentleman at a house party. Penelope insists that she and Griselda, Stokes's wife, receive reports to stay duly informed of their husbands' discoveries. But what Barnaby and Stokes uncover leads only to more questions. The victim had been thrown out of the house party days before, so why had he returned? And how did he come to have the famous Finsbury diamonds in his pocket?

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    • The Masterful Mr. Montague

    • Casebook of Barnaby Adair, Book 2
    • Autor: Stephanie Laurens
    • Sprecher: Napoleon Ryan
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    Montague has devoted his life to managing the wealth of London’s elite, but at a huge cost: A family of his own. Then the enticing Miss Violet Matcham seeks his help, and in the puzzle she presents him, he finds an intriguing new challenge professionally… and personally. Violet, devoted lady-companion to the aging Lady Halstead, turns to Montague to reassure her ladyship that her affairs are in order.

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    • Loving Rose

    • The Redemption of Malcolm Sinclair
    • Autor: Stephanie Laurens
    • Sprecher: Napoleon Ryan
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    Miraculously spared from death, Malcolm Sinclair erases the notorious man he once was. Reinventing himself as Thomas Glendower, he strives to make amends for his past, yet he never imagines penance might come via a secretive lady he discovers living in his secluded manor. Rose has a plausible explanation for why she and her children are residing in Thomas's house, but she quickly realizes he's far too intelligent to fool. Revealing the truth is impossibly dangerous, yet day by day he wins her trust, and then her heart.

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    • The Confounding Case of the Carisbrook Emeralds

    • The Casebook of Barnaby Adair, Book 6
    • Autor: Stephanie Laurens
    • Sprecher: Napoleon Ryan
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    When Miss Cara Di Abaccio is accused of stealing the Carisbrook emeralds by the infamously arrogant Lady Carisbrook and marched out of her guardian's house by Scotland Yard's finest, Barnaby Adair's cousin Hugo Adair takes umbrage and descends on Scotland Yard, breathing fire in Cara's defense. Hugo discovers Inspector Stokes has been assigned to the case, and after surveying the evidence thus far, Stokes calls in his big guns when it comes to dealing with investigations in the ton - namely, the Honorable Barnaby Adair and his wife, Penelope.

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