JANE AND HIS LORDSHIP'S LEGACY
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 the 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 finest, graced with the insight, perception, and uncommon intelligence of its singular heroine in a mystery that will test the mettle of her mind and her heart.
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