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And Only to Deceive (A Lady Emily Mystery) By Tasha Alexander

And Only to Deceive (A Lady Emily Mystery)
by Tasha Alexander

A novel of historical suspense set in Victorian England and featuring stolen antiquities, betrayal and murder . . .
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And Only to Deceive Summary


Lady Emily's first mystery . . . For Emily, accepting the proposal of Philip, the Viscount Ashton, was an easy way to escape her stifling home life and overbearing mother. So when her new husband dies on safari soon after the wedding, she feels little grief. After all, she barely knew the man. Now, nearly two years later, she discovers that Philip was a far different man from the one she had married so cavalierly. His journals reveal him to have been a gentleman scholar and antiquities collector who, to her surprise, was deeply in love with his wife. Emily becomes fascinated with this new image of her dead husband and immerses herself in his intellectual pursuits, studying Greek and spending time in the quiet corridors of the British Museum. But there, amid priceless ancient statues, she uncovers a dark, dangerous secret involving stolen artifacts from the Greco-Roman galleries - and as she sets out to solve the crime she discovers even more surprises about the husband she never knew . . . 'This engaging, witty mix of Victorian cozy and suspense thriller draws its dramatic spark from the endearingly headstrong heroine's growth in life and love. A memorable debut' Booklist 'Enchanting... Alexander keeps readers guessing until the very end' Publishers Weekly

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Sku
GOR005735641
Title
And Only to Deceive (A Lady Emily Mystery)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
Number of pages
368
ISBN 10
147211132X
ISBN 13
9781472111326
Prizes
N/A
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