Jane and the Stillroom Maid : Jane Austen Mysteries

  • von Stephanie Barron
  • Sprecher: Kate Reading
  • Serie: Jane Austen Mysteries
  • 8 Std. 41 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Jane Austen is enjoying August, 1806, among Derbyshire's craggy peaks, sparkling streams, and cavernous gorges. That is, until she discovers the corpse of a young gentleman whose blond curls and delicate features suggest the face of an angel. 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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Kritikerstimmen

"Jane Austen as sleuth continues to delight." (Publishers Weekly)
"Another first-rate addition to the series." (Christian Science Monitor)

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 06.12.2005
  • Verlag: Books on Tape