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Lady Helena Investigates: Book One of the Scott-De Quincy Mysteries (utgåvan 2018)

av Jane Steen (Författare)

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"1881, Sussex. Lady Helena Scott-De Quincy's marriage to Sir Justin Whitcombe, three years before, gave new purpose to a life almost destroyed by the death of Lady Helena's first love. After all, shouldn't the preoccupations of a wife and hostess be sufficient to fulfill any aristocratic female's dreams? Such a shame their union wasn't blessed by children . . . but Lady Helena is content with her quiet country life until Sir Justin is found dead in the river overlooked by their grand baroque mansion. The intrusion of attractive, mysterious French physician Armand Fortier, with his meddling theory of murder, into Lady Helena's first weeks of mourning is bad enough. But with her initial ineffective efforts at investigation and her attempts to revive her long-abandoned interest in herbalism comes the realization that she may have been mistaken about her own family's past. Every family has its secrets - but as this absorbing series will reveal, the Scott-De Quincy family has more than most. Can Lady Helena survive bereavement the second time around? Can she stand up to her six siblings' assumption of the right to control her new life as a widow? And what role will Fortier - who, as a physician, is a most unsuitable companion for an earl's daughter - play in her investigations?"--Provided by publisher.… (mer)
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Titel:Lady Helena Investigates: Book One of the Scott-De Quincy Mysteries
Författare:Jane Steen (Författare)
Info:Aspidistra Press (2018), 400 pages
Samlingar:Chirp Audio
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I was intrigued by the characters and well developed historical details. I would recommend this book to friends and gave it 4 stars. I will be looking forward to future books from the author. ( )
  SharleneMartinMoore | Apr 24, 2021 |
4/5 ( )
  wayfaring_stranger | Oct 12, 2020 |
This is a very solid, enjoyable novel. The type of cozy mystery that you can curl up with on a rainy day, and have a nice time. I’m hoping the author continues this story in some way. And I may even read some of her other novels, soon!
3.5 stars, and recommended to anyone who loves Victoriana. ( )
  stephanie_M | Apr 30, 2020 |
What a wonderful find! This is a great YA book to introduce historical fiction. I felt like a Georgette Heyer Regency, except not. The main characters were fully fleshed. The book began slowly as each of the 7 (70?) siblings were introduced. Luckily, I read it on my kindle app, so I good look up names that I had forgotton to keep my place.

I'm not going to write a book report...you will just have to take my word for it: this is a great escape light read. ( )
  kaulsu | Apr 29, 2020 |
Lady Helena, the youngest girl of the Scott-De Quincy family, has had her life shattered by the death of her beloved husband. She knows she ought to stand up to the more managing members of her family, but cannot quite seem to do so. When the mysterious French Physician, Armand Fortier tells her his doubts about the "accidental" nature of her husband's death, Lady Helena is lead to the dark secrets lurking in her family's past.

This book kept me glued to the page from start to finish. I really liked Helena's personality. She was reserved, used to being "guided" by her family, but longing to stand up for herself nonetheless. She grows as a character through the story in a way that is believable.

We see the story through her eyes, so we are right in her shoes the whole way. My one point of contention is that she doesn't really investigate, in my mind. She asks questions, and even the author tries to explain it through Fortier in the story by saying "Oh, you investigated in your own way by being kind, so people told you the truth."

The plot moves at a good pace and the writing was enjoyable. I look forward to reading the second book whenever it is released. ( )
  TheQuietReader | Sep 23, 2019 |
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"1881, Sussex. Lady Helena Scott-De Quincy's marriage to Sir Justin Whitcombe, three years before, gave new purpose to a life almost destroyed by the death of Lady Helena's first love. After all, shouldn't the preoccupations of a wife and hostess be sufficient to fulfill any aristocratic female's dreams? Such a shame their union wasn't blessed by children . . . but Lady Helena is content with her quiet country life until Sir Justin is found dead in the river overlooked by their grand baroque mansion. The intrusion of attractive, mysterious French physician Armand Fortier, with his meddling theory of murder, into Lady Helena's first weeks of mourning is bad enough. But with her initial ineffective efforts at investigation and her attempts to revive her long-abandoned interest in herbalism comes the realization that she may have been mistaken about her own family's past. Every family has its secrets - but as this absorbing series will reveal, the Scott-De Quincy family has more than most. Can Lady Helena survive bereavement the second time around? Can she stand up to her six siblings' assumption of the right to control her new life as a widow? And what role will Fortier - who, as a physician, is a most unsuitable companion for an earl's daughter - play in her investigations?"--Provided by publisher.

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