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A Ladys Guide to Gossip and Murder A Countess of Harleigh Mystery #2

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Lady s home George has some connection to king and country although he is circumspect in sharing the specifics of his work He has been pressed into service in this novel as there is a possibility that compromising information may be revealed about some of the influential people in the British government Lady compromising information may be revealed about some of the influential people in the British government Lady enjoys the challenge of investigating and is pleased when George Suggests She Help Him By Reviewing suggests she help him by reviewing of the papers he has in his possession It is soon revealed that Lady Frances murdered riend was employed as a gossip columnist Blood Trails: The Combat Diary of a Foot Soldier in Vietnam for the local paper aact that has been kept Cherry Bomb from the public in general because it isn t considered appropriate workor a lady and also because it would be difficult to successfully pen the column if the writer s identity were known There are side issues as well including the impending marriage of Lady Frances younger sister Lily With her investigative activities reuiring much of her time Lady Frances has little time to spare to help plan the activities In addition Lottie a Leading the Way friend of theamily who is spending the summer with Lady Frances proves that despite her physical clumsiness she is adept at organizing and assisting with the investigation The identity of the murderer is revealed through the investigation of Lady Frances and riends rather than through clues that are sprinkled throughout the book It is possible or the reader to determine the identity of the murderer but as a result of The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming a Stepmother with Humor and Grace following Lady Frances and company as they investigate rather than throughinding clues and solving the puzzle on their own This book will likely appeal most to readers who enjoy historical mystery When Red Cried Wolf fiction There is information regarding the period throughout the novel including societal expectations typicalashion or women of the day and restrictions that are imposed on women regarding their activities of work independence and other If a reader enjoys period iction this may be the perfect novel The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing for the. Scretions of society’s elite Frances can hardly believe that the genteel and genial Mary was a blackmailer yet why else would she horde such juicy tidbits   Aided by her gallantriend and neighbor George Hazelton Frances begins assisting the police in this highly sensitive case learning about her peers than she ever wished to know Too many suspects may be worse than none at all but even worrying is that the number of victims is increasing too And unless Frances takes care she’ll soon ind herself among them. ,

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Ter She is very sensible and walks the line between inding things out while not putting herself in damsel in distress situations but watching her and George s relationship unfold is tedious This dude asks her to marry him and all she does is wonder if he likes her Please you are an adult woman you can tell he does because he says so Maybe I wouldn t be so upset woman you can tell he does because he says so Maybe I wouldn t be so upset it except she spends a lot of time thinking of him and then not actually making a any decisions about her own eelings with is irritating Then we have the actual mystery part Zero action at all in this AND it takes the main characters half the bloody book to realize the victim was A VIEW SPOILERGOSSIP COLUMNIST HIDE SPOILER view spoilergossip columnist hide spoiler thanks to Kensington Book Group or sending me a copy in exchange or an honest Book Group or sending me a copy in exchange Sextasy: Master the Timeless Techniques of Tantra, Tao, and the Kama Sutra to Take Lovemaking to New Heights for an honest Goodreads Blog Pinterest LinkedIn YouTube Instagram 35 stars rounded up Not as good as the other two in the series but this is lightare A murder mystery with a comedic characters and a love interest a Still Life with Chickens fun and uick series My thanks to NetGalley and Kensington Booksor providing me with an Advance Read Copy of A LADY S GUIDE TO GOSSIP AND MURDER by Dianne Freeman in exchange Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea for an unbiased review This is the second in the series of Countess of Harleigh mysteries and while there are some references to the previous novel it is not necessary to have read it to enjoy this one The book is a complete mystery within itself There are aew relationships between characters that carry over Paradox Bound from theirst book and if you have the opportunity to read them in order it might be beneficial to do so However it is entirely possible to enjoy this book without having read the irst of the series In this novel Lady Frances the Countess of Harleigh is drawn into investigating the murder of a riend in part because her cousin has been accused on the murder and partly because her gentleman STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare friend George Hazelton has been pressed into service to review many of the papersound in the. In hunting or birds or a second husband and is expecting to spend a uiet ew months in London with her almost engaged sister Lily until the throng returns Instead she’s immersed in a shocking mystery when a Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays friend Mary Archer isound murdered Frances had hoped Mary might make a suitable bride Are All Guys Assholes?: More Than 1,000 Guys in 10 Cities Reveal Why They're Not, Why They Sometimes Act Like They Are, and How Understanding Their ... Will Solve Your Guy Drama Once and For All for her cousin Charles but their courtship recentlyizzled out Unfortunately this puts Charles in the spotlight along with dozens of others It seems Mary had countless notes hidden in her home detailing the private indi. A Lady s Guide to Gossip and Murder is another charming installment of the cozy mystery series eaturing the widowed Lady Frances Harleigh One of her society acuaintances has met an unfortunate end and the police suspect Frances well intentioned but bumbling cousin Charles of having done the deed Frances steps in to help clear his name and soon realizes this is anything but a straightforward crimeThis book reads very much like a typical cozy with our main character nosing about and talking to a lot of people in the hopes that she ll stumble upon the right answer And also just like a Cozy The Book Spends A Good Amount the book spends a good amount time having its main and supporting characters mull over the crime think out loud of potential motives and suspects and ponder their next moves It builds nicely up to the ending which is both reasonable and satisfyingCompared to the Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from Twentysomethings Who Have Been There and Survived first book in the series Iound this one to be still Mexican Hooker fun though not uite as exciting I think that s largely due to theirst book reuiring a lot of setup and backstory which I enjoyed tremendously whereas this one gets right to the point with the crime That backstory of how Frances came to be so strong and resilient at a time in history when society The League for the Suppression of Celery frowns upon women s independence wasascinating and I wish there was in this book In addition to that the witty dialogue the romantic tension with her neighbor and the proper Victorian decorum were all pared back a little in this book and I miss their The Thirteen-Gun Salute freuent presenceStill this was an entertaining cozy murder mystery and I lookorward to reading Suspicion at Seven: A Lois Meade Mystery from the series As I usuallyind this genre and its ocal crime to be a little bit slow it s really The Side And Back Stories That Distinguish side and back stories that distinguish terrific one rom an average one So I hope The Day Fidel Died for the next one we get a little bit of what I love mixed in with the cozy murders Update Well that was my most disappointing book of the year I was so bored the whole time Frances is a extremelyrustrating charac. How ar will some go to safeguard a secret In the latest novel in Dianne Freeman’s witty and delightful historical mystery series the adventurous Countess Harleigh inds out   Though American by birth Frances Wynn the now widowed Countess of Harleigh has adapted admirably to the uirks and traditions of the British aristocracy On August twelfth each year otherwise known as the Glorious Twelfth most members of the upper class retire to their country estates or grouse shooting season Frances has little interest.