A Lady Julia Grey Mystery
Get swept up in a Victorian world of intrigue in these four Lady Julia Grey mystery novellas, only from New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn.
After a year of marriage — and numerous adventures — Lady Julia and Brisbane hope for a quiet, intimate Christmas together — until they find themselves at her father’s ancestral estate, Belmont Abbey, with her eccentric family and a menagerie of animals. Nevertheless, Julia looks forward to a lively family gathering — but amongst the celebrations, a mystery stirs…
Midsummer in Victorian England — an auspicious time for a wedding. Brisbane has taken charge of the music. Julia has, perhaps mistakenly, allowed her sisters to choose the dress. And Belmont Abbey is overflowing with guests awaiting the blessed day. Add in a dangerous past nemesis who has come to wish them not-so-well and their day to remember just might take a fatal turn…
To mark the passing of another decade, the March family have assembled at Belmont Abbey to perform the Twelfth Night Revels. But before Lady Julia and Brisbane can take to the stage, an abandoned infant is found nestled in the helm of St. George. When the pair take up the challenge to investigate, they’ll be faced with an impossible choice — one that will alter the course of their lives…forever.
During the autumn of 1890, a solicitor arrives with a strange bequest: Nicholas, it seems, has inherited a country house — but only if he and his family are in residence from All Hallows’ Eve through Bonfire Night. Neither Lady Julia nor Nicholas is likely to be put off by local legends of ghosts and witches, until a new lady’s maid disappears, igniting a caper that will have explosive results…