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A useful woman : a Rosalind Thorne mystery / Darcie Wilde.

By: Wilde, Darcie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A Rosalind Thorne mystery ; 1.Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2016Edition: Berkley Prime Crime trade paperback edition.Description: 357 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780425282373; 0425282376.Subject(s): Women detectives -- England -- Fiction | Private investigators -- England -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction | Historical fictionDDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3623.I5353 | U84 2016Online resources: Cover image Summary: "The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have come to rely on her wit and discretion. So when aristocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in Almack's, London's most exclusive ballroom, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer from a list of suspects that includes Almack's powerful patronesses--and her own former suitor Devon Winterbourne, now Lord Casselmaine. Torn between her old love and a growing attraction to a compelling Bow Street runner, Rosalind must not only unravel the mysteries surrounding Jasper's death, but the mysteries of her own heart as well."--
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"The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have come to rely on her wit and discretion. So when aristocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in Almack's, London's most exclusive ballroom, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer from a list of suspects that includes Almack's powerful patronesses--and her own former suitor Devon Winterbourne, now Lord Casselmaine. Torn between her old love and a growing attraction to a compelling Bow Street runner, Rosalind must not only unravel the mysteries surrounding Jasper's death, but the mysteries of her own heart as well."--

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