The Deathly Portent
Penguin Group US, 2012/04/03 - 384 ページ
Her charm and cajolery may fool the unwary.
Unscrupulous and cunning, as dauntless as she is resolute, the incomparable "Lady Fan" is as ruthless as the killer she is tracking in...
A violent murder has left the village of Witherley aghast. The locals are convinced that a witch doing the devil's work is to blame-a young woman believed to have second sight. The new vicar, Aidan, taking up the cudgels in her defence, fears the witch hunt is escalating out of his control. But help is at hand.
The bright and perceptive Ottilia, once a lady's companion and now bride to Lord Francis Fanshawe, is drawn to Witherley by an insatiable curiosity. Ottilia rapidly uncovers a raft of suspects with grudges against the dead man, one of whom is determined to incriminate the "witch." And as foul play runs rampant, Ottilia must wade through the growing hysteria to unravel the tangle and point a finger at the one true menace...
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Review: The Deathly Portentユーザー レビュー - Audrey - Goodreads
Bailey's latest mystery is a rollicking good time starring a sweet, rich, clever but rather naive English lady with a knack for identifying sneaky murderers. The elaborate cast of characters, a town ... レビュー全文を読む
Review: The Deathly Portentユーザー レビュー - Krista Mercer - Goodreads
2nd in the Georgian-set mystery series starring Ottilia and her new husband, Lord Francis. The touch of paranormal added a genuine frisson to the murders the pair investigates. レビュー全文を読む