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Bloodstains with Bronte : A Crime with the Classics Mystery

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At a Halloween murder mystery fundraiser at Windy Corner, someone is found stabbed to death. Windy Corner's very own detective, Luke, is reluctantly forced to investigate the young, singlemother housekeeper: Katie. Luke digs into the background of the contractor, Jeremiah Edwards, and Windy's Corner's owner, Emily, who is reading Jane Eyre, realises Jeremiah resembles St. John Rivers in his obsessive, tormented piety. Will Luke figure out who the murderer is before Katie ends up in jail or someone else is killed?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 30.48mm | 358.34g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250065488
  • 9781250065483
  • 2,166,258

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Praise for Arsenic and Austen:

"Puzzler fans and literary junkies alike will enjoy the fun as passages from Jane Austen's novels bolster and embellish Emily's investigations."--Bookpage

"Hyde makes her adult fiction debut with an intelligent traditional mystery that stars an endearing woman of a certain age who draws on her knowledge of literature to solve crimes."--Library Journal

"Arsenic with Austen--what's not to love in crime solved by a classic?" --Cara Black

"I couldn't put it down! An endearing heroine, a chilling plot, a delightful love story, all in a gorgeous old mansion! I'm recommending this to all my friends." --Jeanne M. Dams, author of the Dorothy Martin and Hilda Johansson mysteries

"A cleverly-constructed village mystery, filled with hidden treats for Jane Austen fans and mystery-lovers alike--a promising and delightful series debut!" --John Clement, author of the Dixie Hemingway series

"Arsenic with Austen is an intelligent mystery, with surprising plot twists and a dash of good old-fashioned romance. A delightful debut." --Hannah Dennison, author of the Honeychurch Hall Mysteries and the Vicky Hill Mysteries
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About Katherine Bolger Hyde

KATHERINE BOLGER HYDE has lived her life surrounded by books, from teaching herself to read at age four to majoring in Russian literature to making her career as an editor. She lives in California with her husband. She is the author of Arsenic and Austen.
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Rating details

484 ratings
3.4 out of 5 stars
5 14% (68)
4 32% (153)
3 39% (189)
2 12% (57)
1 4% (17)
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