The Resource A useful woman, Darcie Wilde

A useful woman, Darcie Wilde

Label
A useful woman
Title
A useful woman
Statement of responsibility
Darcie Wilde
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society--including who among the ton is capable of murder... The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have come to rely on her wit and discretion. So when aristocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in Almack's, London's most exclusive ballroom, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer from a list of suspects that includes Almack's powerful patronesses--and her own former suitor Devon Winterbourne, now Lord Casselmaine. Torn between her old love and a growing attraction to a compelling Bow Street runner, Rosalind must not only unravel the mysteries surrounding Jasper's death, but the mysteries of her own heart as well..
Member of
Summary
While managing the affairs of London society women, Rosalind Thorne must do some sleuthing after she finds an aristocratic party boy murdered in an exclusive ballroom, in the first installment of a new mystery series inspired by the work of Jane Austen. Original
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Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480928
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilde, Darcie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Rosalind Thorne novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Upper class
  • Murder
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Rosalind Thorne mystery
Label
A useful woman, Darcie Wilde
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780425282373
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A useful woman, Darcie Wilde
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780425282373
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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