A Case of Duplicity in Dorset A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 4

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Mount Street Press #ad - The fabled belsingham pearls have a history steeped in blood and slaughter dating back more than a century—and now it seems they've claimed another life, when the interfering and opinionated Professor Coddington is found dead in the library with the pearls clutched in his hand. But with a killer on the loose in the house, it's time to forget his own troubles and rise to the occasion—or risk a scandal that could destroy the reputation of his whole family.

When the duke of purbeck throws a house party to celebrate his daughter's twenty-first birthday and present her with a family heirloom, nobody expects that the weekend will end in murder. It looks like a robbery gone wrong, a girlfriend his mother disapproves of, but then why didn't the thief take the necklace? And how did he escape unnoticed, given that half the guests were seemingly wandering around the house at the time of the murder?House guest Freddy Pilkington-Soames has enough on his plate already, with a lecherous nuisance of a grandfather to keep an eye on, and an ex-girlfriend who's engaged to another man but shows signs of changing her mind.

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A Case of Conspiracy in Clerkenwell A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 3

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Mount Street Press #ad - Enter freddy pilkington-soames, who’s been recruited by British Intelligence to investigate a suspected Communist plot to stir up a general strike. Freddy thinks there’s more to miss Stapleton’s death than meets the eye, but as he delves more deeply into the mystery it only becomes more puzzling. The ladies of clerkenwell central hall are none too pleased at having their Temperance meetings disrupted by the rowdy Communists next door, but for Miss Olive Stapleton in particular, the uneasy coexistence proves fatal when she is found stabbed through the heart with a paper-knife.

What is the connection between the murder and the coded newspaper advertisements? Is a Welsh firebrand politician really as harmless as he seems? And what does the beautiful wife of an Austrian revolutionary philosopher want from him? It all points to one thing: danger ahead. But time is running out, and freddy must act fast to stop the conspirators, or risk becoming the unwitting pawn in a deadly game that threatens to bring the country to its knees.

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A Case of Murder in Mayfair A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 2

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Mount Street Press #ad - When hollywood star dorothy dacres plummets six floors from her hotel terrace on the night of her greatest triumph, it initially looks like a tragic accident. Soon freddy is chasing across london on the trail of drug dealers, in reluctant company with his deadly rival Corky Beckwith, the most unscrupulous reporter in Fleet Street, who will do anything for a story.

A Case of Murder in Mayfair A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 2 #ad - But her death is so very convenient to her many enemies that press-man Freddy Pilkington-Soames, who was there on the night she died, begins to suspect foul play. With the future of a film studio at stake, can Freddy find the culprit—and get one up on Corky—before he becomes the killer's next victim?

And when cocaine is found in her room, it only complicates matters further.

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A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 1

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Mount Street Press #ad - That ought to be easy enough. If only people didn't keep getting killed. But a pretty girl with big blue eyes is demanding his help in solving the mystery, find the right ones, so what can he do but agree? Now all he has to do is hide the wrong clues, and unmask the murderer before the police discover what's really been going on.

A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 1 #ad - . It's 1929, and ticky maltravers is the toast of London high society, adored by everyone—or so it seems, until somebody poisons him over dinner. But which of them murdered him? for freddy pilkington-soames, the question hits a little too close to home, newspaper reporter and man-about-town, thanks to an unfortunate drunken encounter with Ticky's corpse which he'd much rather the police didn't find out about—and thanks also to his exasperating mother Cynthia's seeming determination to get herself arrested by tampering with the evidence.

Now it turns out that numerous people with secrets to hide had every reason to wish him dead.

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A Case of Suicide in St. James's A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 5

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Mount Street Press #ad - When douglas westray, is found shot dead in a locked room at a society ball, the son of an eminent aircraft manufacturer, it seems obvious that it’s suicide—after all, he had two failed engagements behind him, and had lost the family firm a prestigious prize through his own neglect. Why was douglas wearing the wrong shoes when he was found? what is the connection with a near-disaster at an air show? And was Freddy’s narrow escape from death under the wheels of a car an accident or something more sinister? Assisted by his old friend, Freddy finds himself drawn into a world of sabotage, the wayward and irrepressible Lady Gertie McAloon, and pestered at every turn by rival reporter Corky Beckwith, blackmail and shady deals which threaten to scupper the success of a new fighter plane before it even gets off the ground.

. But not everybody is convinced—including Freddy Pilkington-Soames, who soon discovers that there are still questions to be answered. But there’s more at stake than just money, and now it’s up to Freddy to untangle the clues and unravel the dark secret of a murderer who has already killed at least once and will think nothing of killing again.

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The Shadow at Greystone Chase An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 10

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Mount Street Press #ad - Drawn reluctantly into one final case and spurred on by her guilty conscience, Angela soon discovers a viper's nest of family betrayals and hidden enmities which have lain undisturbed for years, and which may have led to the deaths of more than one person. Despite her unwillingness to reopen old wounds, Angela knows she must put aside her own feelings and solve the mystery if she is ever to find peace.

So when a letter arrives from beyond the grave requesting her help and reminding her of the past, she is anything but pleased. Can she get to the heart of the matter, right the wrong she has done and be happy at last?Each of the Angela Marchmont books contains a standalone mystery which is resolved at the end.

The Shadow at Greystone Chase An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 10 #ad - After her bruising encounter with the law, Angela Marchmont has vowed to give up detecting, and is doing her best to forget the events of last winter and the terrible lie she told to save herself. However, the scandal at 23 mount street and is to some extent a sequel, The Shadow at Greystone Chase, contains spoilers from Book 9, if you are new to the series, please note that Book 10, and we therefore advise reading the two in order.

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The Scandal at 23 Mount Street An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 9

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Mount Street Press #ad - When an unwelcome figure from her past turns up unexpectedly, Angela Marchmont has no idea that she is about to become the most notorious woman in Britain. Forced to reveal secrets she has kept to herself for many years and which she had thought were safely buried, Angela faces a fight for her very life which she looks almost certain to lose without the help of the man she loves.

The Scandal at 23 Mount Street An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 9 #ad - But what hope does she have when the one man who can save her is the one man who has every reason to abandon her to her fate? .

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The Trouble at Wakeley Court An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 8

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Mount Street Press #ad - But dark forces are at work, and when the Princess disappears in mysterious circumstances Angela must race against time to find her, before the throne falls and Morania is plunged into revolution—or war. When the grand duke of morania learns of a plot to assassinate him, he sends his daughter Princess Irina to school in England, out of harm’s way.

. British intelligence scent trouble and ask Angela Marchmont to investigate.

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The Problem at Two Tithes An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 7

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Mount Street Press #ad - On a reluctant visit to her painfully respectable brother and his wife, Angela Marchmont finds herself once again caught up in murder when a local farmer is shot dead, apparently at the hands of his sworn enemy. But the case is not as simple as it seems, for other motives and suspects soon come to light.

The Problem at Two Tithes An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 7 #ad - With reporters hot on the scent and her friend Inspector Jameson battling a conflict of interest, Angela must use all her ingenuity to unravel the case and bring the murderer to justice—or more than one person will suffer the consequences.

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The Man on the Train: An Angela Marchmont Short Story An Angela Marchmont Mystery

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Mount Street Press #ad - The man on the train is a prequel to the angela marchmont mysteries and can be read without fear of spoilers!October 1925: On finding herself stuck in a small town in Illinois following floods on the railway line, Angela Marchmont falls in with a vaudeville company and helps a young man accused of theft prove his innocence.

This is a short story of fourteen thousand words—just right for an afternoon curled up on the sofa! .

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Angela's Christmas Adventure: An Angela Marchmont Short Story An Angela Marchmont Mystery

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Mount Street Press #ad - Can angela find it and help a young couple celebrate their own happy Christmas?This is a short story of ten thousand words, or seven chapters—just right for an afternoon curled up on the sofa! Angela's christmas adventure contains spoilers from the Angela Marchmont Mysteries, and so is best enjoyed as a sequel to the series.

Angela marchmont is looking forward to spending a nice, cosy Christmas à deux in Saratoga Springs, but before she can set off she finds herself caught up in the search for her elderly neighbour's missing diamond ring.

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