Murders and Other Confusions: The Chronicles of Susanna, Lady Appleton, 16th Century Gentlewoman, Herbalist and Sleuth
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Murders and Other Confusions: The Chronicles of Susanna, Lady Appleton, 16th Century Gentlewoman, Herbalist and Sleuth

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MURDERS MOST FOUL (And Other Execrable Crimes)

Susanna, Lady Appleton was a gentlewoman, a herbalist (author of A Cautionary Herbal, being a compendium of plants harmful to the health) - and an expert crime-solver during the reigns of Mary I and Elizabeth I, Queens of England during the turbulent 16th century. It was a time when religious differences were fought with the s

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Hardcover, 229 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Crippen & Landru Publishers
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Jeanette
Totally surprised that I would ever give any short story collection 4 stars. Short stories usually leave me pretty cold. This one I almost gave a 5. 4.5 solid. Emerson knows her period and the female perceptions possible for survival in the 16th Century. And not only in England either, where the majority, but not all, of these stories have a Northamptonshire location. Main characters come and go and are varying ages or under different monarch rule within different "cases" or inquiries. Lady Appl...more
Patty Hankins
Loved the short stories that helps fill in some of the details between the full length books
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aka Kaitlyn Dunnett, Kate Emerson, Kaitlyn Gorton

Kathy Lynn Emerson began writing as a child: a newspaper for her dolls and then a rambling adventure series featuring characters from all her favourite television shows. On reaching adulthood, she moved from New York State to attend college in rural Maine. Here she met her future husband in the first week. They married two weeks after graduation and...more
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Face Down in the Marrow-Bone Pie (Susanna, Lady Appleton, #1) Face Down Upon an Herbal (Susanna, Lady Appleton, #2) Face Down Among the Winchester Geese (Susanna, Lady Appleton, #3) Face Down Under the Wych Elm (Susanna, Lady Appleton, #5) Face Down Beneath the Eleanor Cross (Susanna, Lady Appleton, #4)

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