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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stephanie Barron Narrator: Kate Readin Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jane Austen Mysteries Release Date:
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It’s with a heavy heart that Jane Austen takes up a new residence at Chawton Cottage in Hampshire. Secretly mourning the lost love of her life, she’s stunned to learn that the late Lord Harold Trowbridge has made her heir to an extraordinary bequest: a Bengal chest filled with his diaries, letters, and most intimate correspondence. From these, Jane is expected to write a memoir of the Gentleman Rogue for posterity. But before she can put pen to paper on this labor of love, she discovers a corpse in the cellar of her new home.

The dead man was a common laborer, and a subsequent coroner’s examination shows he was murdered elsewhere and transported to Chawton Cottage. Suddenly Jane and her family are thrust into the center of a brewing scandal in this provincial village that doesn’t take kindly to outsiders in general—and to Austens in particular.

And just as Jane glimpses a connection between the murder and the shattering truth concealed somewhere in Lord Harold’s papers, violent death strikes yet another unsuspecting victim. Suddenly there are suspects and motives everywhere Jane looks—local burglaries, thwarted passions, would-be knights, and members of the royal family itself who want Lord Harold hushed…even in death. As the tale of one man’s illustrious life unfolds—a life that runs a parallel course to the history of two continents—Jane races against time to catch a cunning killer before more innocent lives are taken. But her determination to protect Lord Harold’s legacy could exact the costliest price of all: her own life.

Jane and His Lordship’s Legacy is historical suspense writing at its very finest, graced with insight, perception, and uncommon intelligence of its singular heroine in a mystery that will test the mettle of her mind and heart.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nancy | 10/24/2010

    " This delightful mystery series based upon Jane Austen's life, explores in this volume the move to Chawton House and the mysterious sorrow thought to be because of a lost love. Ms. Barron mixes in murder and intrigue. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Holly | 10/3/2010

    " What a find! This was the first in this series that I've read, but definately won't be the last. I'm a big Austen fan and love the idea of this literary genius as fearless sleuth. Delightful, delightful book that transports one back to 19th century England. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jamie | 7/14/2010

    " i read half of this book it was very hard to read because it is written in old english style "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kim | 9/24/2009

    " I think my favorite part of these books is the period detail. "

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