Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Mass Market)
Being the Fifth Jane Austen Mystery (Being A Jane Austen Mystery #5)
Bantam, 9780553578379, 336pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2001
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Digital Audiobook (8/17/2000)
More shocking still is the coroner's revelation: the deceased is no man but a maidservant — clad in the garb of her master, Mr. Charles Danforth of Penfolds Hall. Tess Arnold had ruled the stillroom at Penfolds for many years — until she was labeled a witch and dismissed for indiscretion. Was Tess the prey of a madman loose in the hills, or perchance the cast-off impediment to a gentleman's marriage?
As usual, Jane's acute perception and her nose for trouble place her supremely at risk — from a killer who may strike as violently by day as he once did by night....
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Praise For Jane and the Stillroom Maid: Being the Fifth Jane Austen Mystery (Being A Jane Austen Mystery #5)…
"This fifth Jane Austen detection gets ... my Best in Series vote."—Booknews from The Poisoned Pen
"Another first-rate addition to the series."—Christian Science Monitor
"Barron does a wonderful job of evoking the great British estates and the woes of spinsters living in that era ... often echoing the rhythms of the Austen novels with uncanny ease."—Entertainment Weekly