Lady Takes the Case
England 1912. Danby Hall is the only home Lady Cecilia Bates has ever known. Despite the rigid rules of etiquette and her mother the Countess of Avebury's fervent desire to see her married off, Lady Cecilia can't imagi/>England ...more
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Availability: 5 copies available, 1462 people requesting
Giveaway dates: Nov 01 - Nov 25, 2019
Countries available: U.S.
Publication Date: 11/26/19
Number of Pages: 304
*** 3.5 stars rounded up to 4 ***
This book covers a lot of firsts – I believe it is the first book by the author, it is the first book in this series and it is my first read by this author. I have to admit I was a bit hesitant to request this book because I wasn’t sure if I was going to get a talking, magical cat or – well – something else. Happily, it turns out it is just a normal cat doing n ...more
It is 1912 England is in period where the economy has slack off. The Bates family is in trouble and might loose the Estate. The answer the heir must wed a wealthy heiress and an American Annabelle Clarke heiress and her maid Jane arrive at the ...more
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Lady Takes the Case is a charming, but formulaic cozy mystery set in England in 1912. Set in the ancestral home of the aristocratic Bates family, the Bates family has fallen on harder times as of late, and are in danger of losing their home if they do not wed either Cecilia, or her brother, Patrick, to someone with money. During a dinner party held in honour of Annabel Clark, a young, rich, American heiress, one of the party guests sudde/>Lady/>ARC ...more
This likable debut of a historical cozy series is set in pre World War I England. Lady Cecilia Bates and her brother Patrick and parents live in a grand but fading estate called Danby. Cecilia and Patrick need to marry well to insure the survival of their home.
An acquaintance has suggested Annabel Clarke, a rich American heiress, might be the answer. Patrick is a botanist and neither he nor Cecilia is terribly interested in society and the London season. Soon Ann ...more
There is a brief moment of horror when the ship the heiress is on sinks ...more