Past Crimes (Paperback)
A Compendium of Historical Mysteries
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781973719502, 370pp.
Publication Date: July 19, 2017
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Step into the past through three historical mysteries that reach from Imperial Rome to Victorian London. A Soup on of Poison (Kat Holloway Victorian Mysteries) Kat Holloway, a young cook, highly sought after by the wealthy of Victorian London, becomes embroiled in murder and must clear her name. Only the mysterious Daniel McAdam, who is much more than he seems, can come to her aid. Blood Debts (Leonidas the Gladiator Mysteries) Leonidas, freedman, once the most popular gladiator in Rome and champion of the games, now must fight for his life outside the arena. A man who owed him money was murdered, and Leonidas is a prime suspect. With the assistance of Cassia, daughter of a Greek scribe who has been bestowed upon him as his slave, Leonidas fights for justice in the back lanes of Imperial Rome. The Necklace Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries) Captain Lacey agrees to help a society matron discover what has become of her cherished diamond necklace and to clear her maid, who has been arrested for its theft. Lacey quickly becomes enmeshed in scandal and past secrets, and finds himself competing with the underworld criminal, James Denis, for the necklace's retrieval.
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Ashley Gardner is a pseudonym for NYT bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. Ashley is the author of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries series and the Leonidas the Gladiator mystery series. She also writes the Kat Holloway Victorian (Below Stairs) Mysteries as Jennifer Ashley.