Bonfire Night

A Lady Julia Grey Mystery

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Don’t miss any of the Lady Julia Gray stories! Rediscover the mystery and romance of Deanna Raybourn’s bestselling series in this classic novella.

It’s the autumn of 1890, and almost a year has passed since—much to their surprise—Lady Julia and her detective husband, Nicholas Brisbane, became parents. Just as the couple begins to adapt, a solicitor arrives with a strange bequest. Nicholas, it seems, has inherited a country house—but only if he and his family are in residence from All Hallows’ Eve through Bonfire Night.

Neither Lady Julia nor Nicholas is likely to be put off by local legends of ghosts and witches, and the eerie noises and strange lights that flit from room to room simply intrigue them. Until a new lady’s maid disappears, igniting a caper that will have explosive results…

Originally published in 2014

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About the author

New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a double major in English and history and an emphasis on Shakespearean studies. She taught high school English for three years in San Antonio before leaving education to pursue a career as a novelist. Deanna makes her home in Virginia, where she lives with her husband and daughter and is hard at work on her next novel.

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Publisher
MIRA
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Published on
Mar 1, 2017
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781488029875
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian
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Book 10
Don’t miss any of the Lady Julia Gray stories! Rediscover the mystery and romance of Deanna Raybourn’s bestselling series in these novellas, together in one collection for the first time.

Midsummer Night

Belmont Abbey is overflowing with guests awaiting Lady Julia and Nicolas Brisbane’s wedding day. Combine the close-knit chaos of village life, pagan traditions bursting through staid Victorian conventions, and the congenial madness of Lady Julia’s family, and you get an unforgettable wedding. What could go wrong? But add in a dangerous past nemesis who has come to wish them not-so-well, and their day to remember just might take a fatal turn…

Twelfth Night

The eccentric March family have assembled at Belmont Abbey to perform the Twelfth Night Revels for their sleepy English village. But when an infant is found abandoned, and the only lead is the local legend of a haunted cottage, Lady Julia and Nicholas take up the challenge to investigate. When the source of the mystery is revealed, they’ll be faced with an impossible choice—one that will alter the course of their lives forever.

Bonfire Night

Nicholas Brisbane has inherited a country house—but only if he and his family are in residence from All Hallows’ Eve through Bonfire Night. Neither Lady Julia nor Nicholas is likely to be put off by local legends of ghosts and witches, and the eerie noises and strange lights that flit from room to room simply intrigue them. Until a new lady’s maid disappears, igniting a caper that will have explosive results…





Deanna Raybourn
Re-visit Deanna Raybourn's adored Lady Julia Grey's Victorian mystery series, and be
carried off by adventure in this first-time digital collection of books four, five and a
bonus novella!



DARK ROAD TO DARJEELING: Book 4



After eight idyllic months in the
Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their
investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia's eccentric family, they
hurry to India to aid an old friend, the newly-widowed Jane Cavendish. Living on the
Cavendish tea plantation with the remnants of her husband's family, Jane is consumed with
the impending birth of her child—and with discovering the truth about her husband's death.
Was he murdered for his estate? And if he was, could Jane and her unborn child be next?



THE DARK ENQUIRY: Book 5



Lady Julia and Nicholas Brisbane have finally returned from
abroad to London. But merging their respective households leaves little room for the
newlyweds themselves, let alone Brisbane's private enquiry business. Among the more
unlikely clients: Julia's very proper brother, Lord Bellmont, who swears Brisbane to
secrecy. Not about to be left out of anything concerning her family, Julia soon picks up
the trail of the investigation. It leads to the exclusive Spirit Club, where the alluring
Madame Séraphine holds evening séances…and not a few powerful gentlemen in thrall. From
this eerie enclave unfolds a lurid tangle of murder, espionage and blackmail… Bristling at
the tension it causes between them, the Brisbanes find they must unite or fall. For
Bellmont's sake—and more—they'll face myriad dangers born of dark secrets: the kind men
kill to keep…
Book 2
Rediscover this captivating tale set against the lush, exotic European colonial outposts of the 1920s. New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn delivers the story of one woman who embarks upon a journey to see the world—and ends up finding intrigue, danger and a love beyond all reason.

Famed aviatrix Evangeline Starke never expected to see her husband, adventurer Gabriel Starke, ever again. They had been a golden couple, enjoying a whirlwind courtship amid the backdrop of a glittering social set in prewar London until his sudden death with the sinking of the Lusitania. Five years later, beginning to embrace life again, Evie embarks upon a flight around the world, collecting fame and admirers along the way. In the midst of her triumphant tour, she is shocked to receive a mysterious—and recent—photograph of Gabriel, which brings her ambitious stunt to a screeching halt.

With her eccentric aunt Dove in tow, Evie tracks the source of the photo to the ancient City of Jasmine, Damascus. There she discovers that nothing is as it seems. Danger lurks at every turn, and at stake is a priceless relic, an artifact once lost to time and so valuable that criminals will stop at nothing to acquire it—even murder. Leaving the jeweled city behind, Evie sets off across the punishing sands of the desert to unearth the truth of Gabriel’s disappearance and retrieve a relic straight from the pages of history.

Along the way, Evie must come to terms with the deception that parted her from Gabriel and the passion that will change her destiny forever….

Originally published in 2014

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