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Jane Austen mysteries (Stephanie Barron)

Author:
Barron, Stephanie
 
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Star rating for Jane and the unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor
Series Volume:
1.
Description:
For everyone who loves Jane Austen . . . a marvelously entertaining new series that turns the incomparable author into an extraordinary sleuth!

On a visit to the estate of her friend, the young and beautiful Isobel Payne, Countess of Scargrave, Jane bears witness to a tragedy. Isobel's husband—a gentleman of mature years—is felled by a mysterious and agonizing ailment. The Earl's death seems a cruel blow of fate for the...
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Star rating for Jane and the man of the cloth
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
For everyone who loves Jane Austen . . . the second tantalizing mystery in a new series that transforms the beloved author into a dazzling sleuth!
Jane and her family are looking forward to a peaceful holiday in the seaside village of Lyme Regis. Yet on the outskirts of town an overturned carriage forces the shaken travelers to take refuge at a nearby manor house. And it is there that Jane meets the darkly forbidding yet strangely attractive...
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Star rating for Jane and the wandering eye
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3.

4.  Jane and the genius of the place

 
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Star rating for Jane and the stillroom maid
Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
3 stars
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Star rating for Jane and the prisoner of Wool House
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
In her sixth engrossing outing, Jane Austen employs her delicious wit and family ties to the Royal Navy in a case of murder on the high seas. Somewhere in the picturesque British port of Southampton, among a crew of colorful, eccentric, and fiercely individual souls, a killer has come ashore. And only Jane can fathom the depths of his ruthless mind....
Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House

“I will assert that sailors are endowed...
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Star rating for Jane and the ghosts of Netley
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
In her seventh captivating adventure, Jane Austen finds her crime-solving mettle put to the test in a confounding case of intrigue, murder, and high treason. Among the haunted ruins of an ancient abbey, Jane is drawn into a shadow world of dangerous secrets and traitorous hearts where not only her life is at stake—but the fate of England.
As Jane Austen stands before the abandoned ruins of Netley Abbey, she imagines that ghosts really...
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Star rating for Jane and his lordship's legacy
Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
It's with a heavy heart that Jane Austen takes up a new residence at Chawton Cottage in Hampshire. Secretly mourning the lost love of her life, she's stunned to learn that the late Lord Harold Trowbridge has made her heir to an extraordinary bequest: a Bengal chest filled with his diaries, letters, and most intimate correspondence. From these, Jane is expected to write a memoir of the Gentleman Rogue for posterity. But before she can put pen to paper...
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Star rating for Jane and the barque of frailty
Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
In her latest spellbinding escapade, Jane Austen arrives in London to watch over the printing of her first novel, and finds herself embroiled in a crime that could end more than her career. For it is up to Jane to tease a murderer out of the ton, lest she—and her country—suffer a dastardly demise.…
On the heels of completing Sense and Sensibility, Jane heads to Sloane Street for a monthlong visit with her brother Henry and his...
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Star rating for Jane and the madness of Lord Byron
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Not long after arriving at the English resort of Brighton, Jane finds herself caught up in the town's turmoil when the body of a beautiful young society miss is discovered, lifeless, in the bedchamber of none other than George Gordon--otherwise known as Lord Byron.
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Star rating for Jane and the Canterbury tale
Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
The intrepid nineteenth-century writer investigates the suspicious death of a mysterious man at the wedding of Andrew MacAllister and Adelaide Fiske.
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Star rating for Jane and the twelve days of Christmas
Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield...
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Star rating for Jane and the Waterloo map
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"November, 1815. The Battle of Waterloo has come and gone, leaving the British economy in shreds; Henry Austen, high-flying banker extraordinaire, is about to declare bankruptcy dragging several of his brothers down with him. The crisis destroys Henry's health, and Jane flies to his London bedside, believing him to be dying. While she's there, the Reverend James Stanier Clarke, chaplain to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, invites Jane to tour...
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Star rating for Jane and the year without a summer
Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"May 1816: Jane Austen is feeling unwell, with an uneasy stomach, constant fatigue, rashes, fevers and aches. She attributes her poor condition to the stress of family burdens, which even the drafting of her latest manuscript-about a baronet's daughter nursing a broken heart for a daring naval captain-cannot alleviate. Her apothecary recommends a trial of the curative waters at Cheltenham Spa, in Gloucestershire. Jane decides to use some of the profits...
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Star rating for Jane and the final mystery
Series Volume:
15.
Description:
"March 1817: As winter turns to spring, Jane Austen's health is in slow decline, and threatens to cease progress on her latest manuscript. But when her nephew Edward brings chilling news of a death at his former school, Winchester College, not even her debilitating ailment can keep Jane from seeking out the truth. Arthur Prendergast, a senior pupil at the prestigious all-boys' boarding school, has been found dead in a culvert near the schoolgrounds--and...