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Title:Mortal Arts (Lady Darby Mystery, #2)
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Anna Lee Huber
Publisher:Berkley
ISBN:0425253783
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Number of Pages:384
Category:Mystery, Historical fiction, Historical, Historical mystery, Fiction, Romance, Scotland

Mortal Arts (Lady Darby Mystery, #2) by Anna Lee Huber

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Mortal Arts (Lady Darby Mystery, #2) i Scotland i Lady Kiera Darby is no stranger to intrigue in fact it seems to follow wherever she goes After her foray into murder investigation Kiera must journey to Edinburgh with her family so that her pregnant sister can be close to proper medical care But the city is full of many things Kiera isn t quite ready to face the society ladies keen on judging her her fellow investigator and romantic entanglement Sebastian Gage and ultimately another deadly mystery .

Kiera s old friend Michael Dalmay is about to be married but the arrival of his older brother and Kiera s childhood art tutor William has thrown everything into chaos For ten years Will has been missing committed to an insane asylum by his own father Kiera is sympathetic to her mentor s plight especially when rumors swirl about a local girl gone missing Now Kiera must once again employ her knowledge of the macabre and join forces with Gage in order to prove the innocence of a beloved family friend and save the marriage of anothe

The Anatomist's Wife (Lady Darby Mystery, #1)

Scotland Following the death of her husband Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister s estate finding solace in her passion for painting But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural as her husband an anatomist who used her artistic talents to suit his own macabre purposes br br Kiera wants to put her past aside but when one of the house guests is murdered her brother in law asks her to utilize her knowledge of human anatomy to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent While Gage is clearly more competent than she first assumed Kiera isn t about to let her guard down as accusations and rumors swirl br br When Kiera and Gage s search leads them to even more gruesome discoveries a series of disturbing notes urges Lady Darby to give up the inquiry But Kiera is determined to both protect her family and prove her innocence even as she risks becoming the next victim


Mortal Arts (Lady Darby Mystery, #2)

i Scotland i Lady Kiera Darby is no stranger to intrigue in fact it seems to follow wherever she goes After her foray into murder investigation Kiera must journey to Edinburgh with her family so that her pregnant sister can be close to proper medical care But the city is full of many things Kiera isn t quite ready to face the society ladies keen on judging her her fellow investigator and romantic entanglement Sebastian Gage and ultimately another deadly mystery br br Kiera s old friend Michael Dalmay is about to be married but the arrival of his older brother and Kiera s childhood art tutor William has thrown everything into chaos For ten years Will has been missing committed to an insane asylum by his own father Kiera is sympathetic to her mentor s plight especially when rumors swirl about a local girl gone missing Now Kiera must once again employ her knowledge of the macabre and join forces with Gage in order to prove the innocence of a beloved family friend and save the marriage of another


A Grave Matter (Lady Darby Mystery #3)

i Scotland i Following the death of her dear friend Lady Kiera Darby is in need of a safe haven Returning to her childhood home Kiera hopes her beloved brother Trevor and the merriment of the Hogmanay Ball will distract her But when a caretaker is murdered and a grave is disturbed at nearby Dryburgh Abbey Kiera is once more thrust into the cold grasp of death br br While Kiera knows that aiding in another inquiry will only further tarnish her reputation her knowledge of anatomy could make the difference in solving the case But agreeing to investigate means Kiera must deal with the complicated emotions aroused in her by inquiry agent Sebastian Gage br br When Gage arrives he reveals that the incident at the Abbey was not the first some fiend is digging up old bones and holding them for ransom Now Kiera and Gage must catch the grave robber and put the case to rest before another victim winds up six feet under


A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

b From the national bestselling author of i A Grave Matter i comes the latest riveting mystery featuring a most unusual and romantic Judith Rock sleuth b br br Scotland After a tumultuous courtship complicated by three deadly inquiries Lady Kiera Darby is thrilled to have found both an investigative partner and a fianc in Sebastian Gage But with her well meaning and very pregnant sister planning on making their wedding the event of the season Kiera could use a respite from the impending madness br br Commissioned to paint the portrait of Lady Drummond Kiera is saddened when she recognizes the pain in the baroness s eyes Lord Drummond is a brute and his brusque treatment of his wife forces Kiera to think of the torment caused by her own late husband br br Kiera isn t sure how to help but when she finds Lady Drummond prostrate on the floor things take a fatal turn The physician called to the house and Lord Drummond appear satisfied to rule her death natural but Kiera is convinced that poison is the real culprit br br Now armed only with her knowledge of the macabre and her convictions Kiera intends to discover the truth behind the baroness s death no matter what or who stands in her way br


As Death Draws Near (Lady Darby Mystery #5)

b The latest mystery from the national bestselling author of i A Study in Death i tangles Lady Kiera Darby and Sebastian Gage in a dangerous web of religious and political intrigue b br br i June i In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England s Lake District Kiera and Gage s seclusion is soon interrupted by a missive from her new father in law A deadly incident involving a distant relative of the Duke of Wellington has taken place at an abbey south of Dublin Ireland and he insists that Kiera and Gage look into the matter br br Intent on discovering what kind of monster could murder a woman of the cloth the couple travel to Rathfarnham Abbey school Soon a second nun is slain in broad daylight near a classroom full of young girls With the sinful killer growing bolder the mother superior would like to send the students home but the growing civil unrest in Ireland would make the journey treacherous br br Before long Kiera starts to suspect that some of the girls may be hiding a sinister secret With the killer poised to strike yet again Kiera and Gage must make haste and unmask the fiend before their matrimonial bliss comes to an untimely end


A Pressing Engagement (Lady Darby Mystery, #4.5)

b In this delightful novella from the national bestselling author of i A Study in Death i Lady Kiera Darby has one last mystery to solve before she can walk down the aisle b br br i Scotland i With her wedding to fellow investigator Sebastian Gage only a day away Kiera is counting down the hours But just when matrimonial jitters threaten to consume her Kiera receives a welcome distraction in the form of a mysterious gold necklace br br The Celtic torc thought missing for decades was directly involved in a recent investigation Now Kiera feels compelled to uncover the truth behind its sudden reappearance br br But with an overwhelming flock of wedding guests a muddled cat an unpaid favor and a ferocious storm throwing things into disarray it s anyone s guess whether Kiera and Gage will actually make it to the altar br br b Includes an exclusive preview of the next Lady Darby Mystery i As Death Draws Near i b br br br b Praise for the Lady Darby Mysteries b br br A fascinating heroine A thoroughly enjoyable read Victoria Thompson national bestselling author br br A clever heroine with a shocking past and a talent for detection Carol K Carr national bestselling author br br A must read One of those rare books that will both shock and please readers Fresh Fiction


This Side of Murder (Verity Kent, #1)

b The Great War is over but in this captivating new series from award winning author Anna Lee Huber one young widow discovers the real intrigue has only just begun br br i An Unpardonable Sin i b br br i England i Verity Kent s grief over the loss of her husband pierces anew when she receives a cryptic letter suggesting her beloved Sidney may have committed treason before his untimely death Determined to dull her pain with revelry Verity s first impulse is to dismiss the derogatory claim But the mystery sender knows too much including the fact that during the war Verity worked for the Secret Service something not even Sidney knew br br Lured to Umbersea Island to attend the engagement party of one of Sidney s fellow officers Verity mingles among the men her husband once fought beside and discovers dark secrets along with a murder clearly meant to conceal them Relying on little more than a coded letter the help of a dashing stranger and her own sharp instincts Verity is forced down a path she never imagined and comes face to face with the shattering possibility that her husband may not have been the man she thought he was It s a truth that could set her free or draw her ever deeper into his deception


Secrets in the Mist (Gothic Myths, #1)

In this spellbinding novel of romantic suspense written in the tradition of Mary Stewart and Victoria Holt the bestselling author of As Death Draws Near plunges readers into a world of secrets and deception hidden amongst the mist br br England Since the death of her mother and brother Ella Winterton s life has been consumed by keeping her drunkard father out of trouble and the roof of their crumbling cottage over their heads But even isolated deep in the Norfolk broads Ella has never been afraid of the marshes surrounding her home despite their being riddled with treacherous bogs and local smugglers Until one night a man masquerading as a Lantern Man a frightening figure of local legend waylays her in the marshes near her home and her world suddenly begins to spiral out of control br br Ella can tell her friends and the local villagers are all hiding something terrible something they refuse to share and she can t help but wonder if it has to do with the Lantern Man and his secret activities in the shadows of the seemingly quiet broads But when Ella s father is caught with smuggled brandy by the authorities and levied a crippling fine she is forced to turn to the stranger for help despite her distrust and his alarming ability to kiss her senseless br br Now she must unravel a twisted trail of deception and secrets and uncover once and for all whether the Lantern Man is friend or foe Or else risk being dragged down into the marshes like the victims from the myth and buried in a watery grave


A Brush with Shadows (Lady Darby Mystery #6)

Sebastian Gage returns home to battle the ghosts of his past and prevent them from destroying his future with Kiera in the latest exciting installment in this national bestselling series br br July It s been fifteen years since Sebastian Gage has set foot in Langstone Manor Though he has shared little with his wife Lady Kiera Darby about his past she knows that he planned never to return to the place of so many unhappy childhood memories But when an urgent letter from his grandfather reaches them in Dublin Ireland and begs Gage to visit Kiera convinces him to go br br All is not well at Langstone Manor Gage s grandfather the Viscount Tavistock is gravely ill and Gage s cousin Alfred has suddenly vanished He wandered out into the moors and never returned The Viscount is convinced someone or something other than the natural hazards of the moors is to blame for Alfred s disappearance And when Alfred s brother Rory goes missing Kiera and Gage must concede he may be right Now they must face the ghosts of Gage s past discover the truth behind the local superstitions and see beyond the tricks being played by their very own eyes to expose what has happened to Gage s family before the moors claim yet another victim


As Death Draws Near (Lady Darby Mystery #5), Secrets in the Mist (Gothic Myths, #1), The Anatomist's Wife (Lady Darby Mystery, #1), A Brush with Shadows (Lady Darby Mystery #6), A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4), This Side of Murder (Verity Kent, #1), A Pressing Engagement (Lady Darby Mystery, #4.5), Mortal Arts (Lady Darby Mystery, #2), A Grave Matter (Lady Darby Mystery #3)