Angel Condemned (Beaufort & Company Mystery #5)
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Brianna (Bree) Winston-Beaufort, against her better judgment agrees to represent her Aunt Cissy's future husband, Prosper White, in a fraud case. White has been accused of fraudulently obtaining a magazine that he has on display in the Frazier Museum. The person bringing the suit is Allard Chambers. White was responsible for Chamber losing his, and also his wife's, professor's jobs.
As White is about to begin a speech on ...more
By: Mary Stanton
Copyright November 2011
Publisher Berkeley Prime Crime
Reluctantly agreeing to defend museum curator Prosper White, her Aunt Cissy’s fiancé in a case of fraud, Bree hopes to settle the matter out of court. When Prosper is murdered on the steps of the Frazier Museum, Bree discovers that Aunt Cissy is the only one who found her fiancé engaging.
Cissy is arrested for the crime, and to clear her aunt’s name, Bree must solve the mystery of the Cross of Justinian, an artif ...more
In this one, Bree Winston-Beaufort's aunt Cissy has become involved with a man none of the family like or approve of. Prosper White is a small-time museum operator who has charmed Cissy and gets her to make out a will in his favor as he makes out his in her favor. There is a big stir when Dr Allard Chambers, a former archeologist, files suit claiming a magazine he is using for his exhibit was improperly obtained. Bree reluctantly ag ...more
Brianna Winston-Beaufort (Bree) an attorney that held two offices, one for mortals and one for the celestial court which was inherited from her family predecessor down to her.
On this installment, she finds herself bound to represent her aunt and her soon to be husband, which the whole family feels is using her, in a suit fo ...more
The staff and clients of the Angelus office are not living humans. The staff are what is commonly known as angels, while the clients are the souls of the dead who believe the ...more
Bree is still recovering - emotionally, if not physically - from the accident in which her leg was broken. She's also still trying to figure out how to balance her role as a celestial advocate representing damned souls who want to appeal their sentences, wit ...more
Angel Condemned by Mary Stanton is the fifth in a cozy paranormal mystery series called Beaufort and Company. In this installment we have an ancient artifact that may be a key to one of the gates of hell, a murder and a case that can be linked back to Brianna’s mother Leah. This suspenseful novel was delightful and I loved re-visiting all the unique and colorful characters.
Brianna Winston-Beaufort has ...more
Bree's adoptive Auntie, Cissy's Fiance is Prosper White, and he ...more
1 star... This book was bad, so bad I may have given up and skipped to the end. I will avoid this author like the plague in the future.
2 stars... This book was not very good, and I won't be reading any more from the author.
3 stars... This book was ok, but I won't go out of my way to read more, But if I find another book by the author for under a dollar I'd pick it up.
4 sta ...more
Representing her Aunt Cissy's fiancé, museum curator Prosper White, in a case of fraud, attorney and celestial advocate Brianna Winston- Beaufort hopes to settle the matter out of court. But when Prosper is murdered and Cissy's arrested for the crime, Bree will have to solve the mystery of the Cross of Justinian-an artifact of interest in both Prosper's lawsuit and Bree's celestial case-to clear her aunt's name...
On the other hand, interesting twists and turns with interconnected characters.
Stanton’s career as a fiction writer began with the publication of her first novel, The Heavenly Horse from the Outermost West, in 1984. A beast fable similar in tone and theme to Watership Down, it was pub ...more