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A purely private matter : a Rosalind Thorne mystery / Darcie Wilde.

By: Wilde, Darcie [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Rosalind Thorne mystery ; [2].Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2017Edition: First edition.Description: 379 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780425282380; 0425282384.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 | P87 2017Summary: "Rosalind Thorne has slowly but assuredly gained a reputation as "a useful woman"--by helping respectable women out of some less-than-respectable predicaments. Her latest endeavor is a tragedy waiting to happen. Desperate Margaretta Seymore is with child--and her husband is receiving poisoned pen letters that imply that her condition is the result of an affair with the notorious actor Fletcher Cavendish. Margaretta asks Rosalind to find out who is behind the scurrilous letters. But before she can make any progress, Cavendish is found dead, stabbed through the heart. Suddenly, Rosalind is plunged into the middle of one of the most sensational murder trials London has ever seen, and her client's husband is the prime suspect. With the help of the charming Bow Street runner Adam Harkness, she must drop the curtain on this fatal drama before any more lives are ruined"--
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"Rosalind Thorne has slowly but assuredly gained a reputation as "a useful woman"--by helping respectable women out of some less-than-respectable predicaments. Her latest endeavor is a tragedy waiting to happen. Desperate Margaretta Seymore is with child--and her husband is receiving poisoned pen letters that imply that her condition is the result of an affair with the notorious actor Fletcher Cavendish. Margaretta asks Rosalind to find out who is behind the scurrilous letters. But before she can make any progress, Cavendish is found dead, stabbed through the heart. Suddenly, Rosalind is plunged into the middle of one of the most sensational murder trials London has ever seen, and her client's husband is the prime suspect. With the help of the charming Bow Street runner Adam Harkness, she must drop the curtain on this fatal drama before any more lives are ruined"--

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