The Wellington Bureau: A Quartermain Mystery

The Wellington Bureau: A Quartermain Mystery

Daphne Coleridge

Mystery / European Literature / British Literature

Anna, Lady Quartermain, is a grieving widow at twenty-five. In an attempt to restart her life she sets up the Wellington Bureau, an investigation agency. A failed bank robbery, a jewel thief, and a callous murderer – set against a background of aristocratic England.Former lovers are reunited as a hurricane approaches the island of Oahu.Once, Julianna was plain Julie Ann, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks who dared to love the son of the town's most powerful family. Gray loved her, too, and married her to give their unborn child a name, but sometimes love isn't enough. Ten years later they meet again. She is successful, beautiful, and certain that a decade ago he betrayed her, but despite their painful past, both are helpless to deny a love that never died. As secrets are slowly revealed and new and surprising friendships develop with otherrefugees from the storm, the past and present come together in one tumultuous explosion.From Glowing Embers is the first book of a four book series set among four islands in the Pacific. Smoke Screen, Rainbow Fire and Out of the Ashes follow, featuring characters introduced here.
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The Claresby Collection: Twelve Mysteries

The Claresby Collection: Twelve Mysteries

Daphne Coleridge

Mystery / European Literature / British Literature

Product DescriptionThe complete collection of all twelve mystery stories set at Claresby Manor. Clues to the whereabouts of treasure lost since the time of Oliver Cromwell, the death of a famous artist and the disappearance of a valuable work of art are all investigated by the amiable Rupert Latimer. Stories include “The Black Widow of Claresby” in which the new vicar is followed by strange rumours from her previous parish. Veronica Dahl is dark, voluptuous and beautiful - but what was the real reason for her younger husband’s mysterious death? Who is the odd, reclusive man who lives in a caravan but visits the vicarage at night? And why do parishioners start to disappear?An intriguing collection of English mystery stories with Rupert and Laura Latimer.The Treasure of Claresby ManorPickled Toad with DiamondsAn Uninvited GuestThe Claresby MysteryThe Black Widow of ClaresbyThe Claresby GhostDeath of a ClarinettistThe Floods MurderRupert Investigates: A Cambridge MysteryThe Coach House MysteryThe Curious LegacyThe Twelve Days of Christmas Mystery
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