Snobbery with Violence

Version: Unabridged
Author: M. C. Beaton Writing as Marion Chesney
Narrator: Davina Porter
Genres: Detective Stories
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: February 2016
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 36 minutes
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Overview

In this delightful mystery from the New York Times bestselling author M. C. Beaton imagine if the rebellious sister from Downton Abbey and her maid got mixed up in murderWhen a marriage proposal appears imminent for the beautiful-if rebellious-Lady Rose Summer, her father wants to know if her suitor's intentions are honorable. He calls on Captain Harry Cathcart, the impoverished younger son of a baron, to do some intelligence work on the would-be fiance Sir Geoffrey Blandon.After his success in uncovering Geoffrey's dishonorable motives, Harry fashions a career out of "fixing" things for wealthy aristocrats. So when the Marquess of Hedley finds one of his guests dead at a lavish house party, he knows just the man to call.But when Harry is caught between his client's desire for discretion and his suspicion that murder may indeed have been committed, he enlists the help of Superintendent Kerridge of the Scotland Yard and Lady Rose, also a guest at Lord Hedley's.Set in Britain and the Edwardian world of parties, servants, and scandal, M. C. Beaton's Snobbery with Violence is a delightful combination of murderous intrigue and high society.

Author Details

Author Details

Chesney, M. C. Beaton Writing as Marion

M. C. Beaton has won international acclaim for her bestselling Hamish Macbeth mysteries and the Agatha Raisin mystery series. She is also the author of more than one hundred romance titles and a series of romantic suspense novels, the Edwardian Mystery series. Born in Scotland, she now divides her time between Paris and the English Cotswolds.