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A Killing Frost (Blue Satan And Mrs. Kean #4)

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The fourth book in the award-winning Blue Satan Mystery series begins in the winter of 1715 when the River Thames freezes over and a Frost Fair is erected on the ice. A frozen corpse, leaning against a booth and dressed in expensive coronation robes, turns out to be Sir Walter Tatham, a recent visitor to Hawkhurst House. Lord Harrowby Hawkhurst asks Hester Kean to discover ...more
Hardcover, 362 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Pemberley Press
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LJ
First Sentence: On the bank of the Rover Thames, just south of the tiny village of Lambeth between the Archbishop’s Palace and the Manor of Vauxhall, stood a modest property, the secret residence of Gideon Fitzsimmmons, the outlawed Viscount St. Mars.

It is 1716 and Sir Walter Tatham has been found dead. Even more remarkable is that his body has been dressed in coronation robes and is leaning frozen against a booth at the Frost Fair on the frozen River Thames. Lord Hawkhurst, employer to Hester K
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Teena Stewart
Feb 15, 2013 Teena Stewart rated it it was amazing
Ok. I admit it. I am a hopeless fan of Patricia Wynn’s Blue Satan Series. A Killing Frost is the fourth book in the series which is set in the early 1700’s in England.

The two main characters are Hester. Kean and the outlawed Lord Hawkhurst, (Viscount St. Mars), who was wrongly accused of a murder in the first book and who remains in hiding. In each book, Mrs. Kean and St. Mars work together to solve a mystery. In this case, the mystery revolves around a corpse found at the Frost Faire. The decea
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Stacy
Feb 10, 2013 Stacy rated it liked it
I always look forward to the latest book by Patricia Wynn - too bad it's usually about 4 years between books! This latest in the Blue Satan series once again found St. Mars and Mrs. Kean working together to solve a murder as well as solving some other problems. The books are set in the early 1700's which doesn't get a lot of attention it seems. The book does a good job of balancing the political tensions with every day life. Of course at it's heart is the very tense romantic tension between the ...more
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Nov 26, 2012 Kelly rated it did not like it
I didn't make even the first 50 pages. Simply didn't hold my interest.
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Wynn was born in Houston, Texas, and earned a history degree from Rice University in 1972. She later attended the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona, for her Masters, and gave up a respectable career in international banking to make an abortive attempt at entering veterinary school. Deciding to stay at home and take care of her children instead, she has dedic ...more
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Blue Satan And Mrs. Kean (5 books)
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  • The Spider's Touch (Blue Satan And Mrs. Kean, #2)
  • Motive from the Deed (Blue Satan And Mrs. Kean, #3)
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