By Stephanie Barron
In her 7th beautiful experience, Jane Austen reveals her crime-solving mettle positioned to the try in a confounding case of intrigue, homicide, and excessive treason. one of the haunted ruins of an historical abbey, Jane is drawn right into a shadow international of harmful secrets and techniques and traitorous hearts the place not just her existence is at stake—but the destiny of England.
As Jane Austen stands sooner than the deserted ruins of Netley Abbey, she imagines that ghosts quite do hang-out the centuries-old monastery. however the green-cloaked determine who startles her is all too human and he bears an unforeseen missive from Lord Harold Trowbridge, one of many British government’s so much depended on advisers—and a guy who holds a excessive position in Jane’s life.Trowbridge tells Jane a couple of suspected traitor of their midst—and the disastrous outcomes if she succeeds. yet is Sophia Challoner, a gorgeous widow with rumored ties to Emperor Bonaparte, fairly an agent of the enemy?
Dispatched to Netley hotel, Jane units approximately gaining the boldness of the mysterious and fascinating girl at the same time Trowbridge’s grim prediction bears fruit: a British frigate is determined afire and its shipwright came across along with his throat cut.It’s transparent that somebody is waging a clandestine warfare of terror and homicide. yet earlier than Jane can keep on with the path of conspiracy to its resource and unmask a calculating killer, the chilly hand of homicide will fall mercilessly but again—and unexpectedly Jane may perhaps locate herself death for her country.
Elegantly fascinating, Jane and the Ghosts of Netley is a superbly crafted novel of wit, personality, and suspense that transports Jane and her many lovers right into a secret of actually ancient proportions—and a case that would try the beginner sleuth’s real colours below hearth.