Exit Lane

Claire Lane Mystery

Book 3
M. K. Jacobs
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 Inspector Ralph McGinniss returns to his ancestral seat at Daroonga Castle in Oxfordshire for his annual holidays, only be called upon to investigate the housekeepers’ death from his cousin’s estate.Agnes Tonbridge is found dead on the front lawn. Was this an accident, or a chance to cover up other dealings by the inhabitants? Bedwin Hall is full of surprises. Lady Petunia, the daughter of the house is under suspicion. Ralph’s brother Stephen McGinniss is making a nuisance of himself with the Inspector’s fiancé, Lady Annabelle Frampton. Claire Lane, noted Professor of Probability, is called in to assist Ralph McGinniss. Will she have the answers and what will she discover on the roof? Could this bring a dynasty to its knees? The annual Masquerade Ball unmasks more than Ralph imagines. Or will the Butler, Phillip Creek reveal what he knows and betray the trust of a noble household.
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M. K. Jacobs
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Published on
Dec 21, 2015
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Pages
52
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ISBN
9781507080351
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Amateur Sleuth
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
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