2013 Ghosts of the Shadow Market: Forever Fallen . Here is a nice review from Booklist: “Arlen conveys so strong a sense of time and place that the reader will feel as though they have stepped into an episode of Foyle’s War.
. “The fourth entry by Arlen has enjoyable touches of whimsy… more satisfying than the typical country-manor murder.” ―Kirkus Reviews on Death of an Unsung Hero
In 1916, the world is at war and the energetic Lady Montfort has persuaded her husband to offer the dower house to the War Office as an auxiliary hospital for officers recovering from shell-shock with their redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson contributing to the war effort as the hospital’s quartermaster. . .Lovers of traditional English country house mysteries will enjoy this story very much.
Offer redeemable at Simon & Schuster's ebook fulfillment partner. A DRESS OF VIOLET TAFFETA based on the life of Lady Duff Gordon, an English fashion designer famed for her alluring and lavish gowns, who survived the sinking of the Titanic and then went on to open haute couture houses in London, Paris, and New York in a time when successful business women were a rarity. But when her husband’s degenerate nephew is found murdered, it’s more than the ball that is ruined. Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel.It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. When Sir Evelyn Bray, one of the patients, is found lying face down in the garden with his head bashed in, both Lady Montfort and Mrs. Jackson have every reason to fear that the War Office will close their hospital. . ” – Publishers Weekly, “Arlen’s delightful mix of upstairs and downstairs conveys the complexities of a hidebound class system on the verge of change. A temporary engagement, a lifetime in the making… After years of fending for herself, Kate Taylor found friendship and acceptance in Spindle Cove–but she never stopped yearning for love. “Poisoned kedgeree is an unlikely murder weapon — but not in “A Death by Any Other Name” the third in Bainbridge Islander Tessa Arlen’s engaging series about Lady Montfort and her down-to-earth housekeeper, Mrs. Jackson . The faeries are desperate to find out who is murdering their kind―and they need the Shadowhunters’ help to do it.
The Dark Artifices, Book 3. “Tessa Arlen has a worthy debut with Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman.
If only her heart didn’t lead her in treacherous directions… Making things even more complicated, Julian’s brother Mark—who was captured by the faeries five years ago—has been returned as a bargaining chip. Her books have more than 50 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages and made into a feature film and a TV show. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering who killed her parents and avenging her losses.
Making things even more complicated, Julian’s brother Mark—who was captured by the faeries five years ago―has been returned as a bargaining chip. A DRESS OF VIOLET TAFFETA based on the life of Lady Duff Gordon, an English fashion designer famed for her alluring and lavish gowns, who survived the sinking of the Titanic and then went on to open haute couture houses in London, Paris, and New York in a time when successful business women were a rarity. The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in this #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling novel in Cassandra Clare’s newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series.Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel. Must redeem within 90 days. In fact, Lady Montfort fears that the official police enquiry, driven by petty snobbery and class prejudice, is pointing towards her son as a potential suspect.
Arlen’s debut will appeal to fans of Downton Abbey, with its vivid descriptions, firm grip on the intricacies of the time period, and skilled portrayal of the often complicated relationship between upstairs and downstairs.” —Anna Lee Huber, author of the Lady Darby mystery series, Poppy's on a roll!
See full terms and conditions and this month's choices. Good plotting and characterization drive the story, which is enhanced with vivid details of the everyday life of the privileged classes and their servants.” RT Review, “Arlen conveys a genuine feel for Edwardian life in a grand manor house and takes the opportunity to exploit amusingly snobbish exchanges between the guests .
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With the help of the invaluable Jackson, Lady Montfort sets about solving the puzzle surrounding the death of the society’s most popular member and discovers a villain of audacious cunning among a group of mild-mannered, amateur rose-breeders.
Prev. The way Arlen integrates the traumas of WWI into a golden age whodunit plot will please Charles Todd fans.” ―Publishers Weekly on Death of an Unsung Hero, “Historical details, notably medical treatments and women’s wartime work, add to this fourth entry in the well-researched Lady Montfort series.
Print copies are available now for pre-order at Amazon and Barnes & Noble or from your local indie bookstore: A Death By Any Other Name. Next. . Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & Schuster. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses.
Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner party hosted by her close friend Hermione Kingsley, the patroness of England’s largest charity.
. . It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion.
Will the faeries really allow it?
Cassandra Clare is the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of Chain of Gold as well as the internationally bestselling Dark Artifices trilogy, Mortal Instruments series, and Infernal Devices trilogy.