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    • A Pinch of Poison

    • A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mandy Weston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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    Good deeds build good character, and good character is what the Haverleigh School for Young Ladies is all about. Lady Phoebe - with the tireless assistance of Eva - has organised a luncheon at the school to benefit wounded veterans of the Great War, encouraging the students to participate in the cooking and the baking. But too many cooks do more than spoil the broth - they add up to a recipe for disaster when the school’s headmistress, Miss Finch, is poisoned.    

    Non-member price: $25.82

    • Murder at Crossways

    • Gilded Newport Mystery Series, Book 7
    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
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    Summer's end approaches, and it's time for the Harvest Festival, the last big event of the season, held by Mamie Fish, wife of millionaire railroad tycoon Stuyvesant Fish, at their grand "cottage", Crossways. The crowning jewel of the evening will be the guest of honor, Prince Otto of Austria. As acting editor-in-chief of the Newport Messenger, Emma must attend the Harvest Festival. The next morning, the prince is found dead in the side garden at Crossways, making it clear a murderer crashed the party.

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    • A Devious Death

    • A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mandy Weston
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
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    In the sobering yet hopeful years following the First World War, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady’s maid, Eva Huntford, find their summer plans marred by an instance of murder.... Phoebe and her sister Julia are eager for a summer getaway at High Head Lodge, the newly purchased estate of their cousin Regina. But they are not the only houseguests. Regina's odd friend, Olive, is far from friendly, and Regina's mother and brother - bitter over the unequal distribution of her father's inheritance - have descended on the house to confront Regina.

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    • Murder Most Malicious

    • A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mandy Weston
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
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    December 1918: There is much to celebrate for 19-year-old Phoebe Renshaw and her three siblings at their beloved family estate of Foxwood Hall. The war is finally over; eldest daughter Julia’s engagement to the Marquis of Allerton appears imminent; and all have gathered to enjoy peace on earth, good will toward men. But the peace is shattered on Boxing Day, when the Marquis goes missing and macabre evidence of foul play turns up in gift boxes given to lady’s maid Eva Huntford and a handful of others. 

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    • Murder at Rough Point

    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
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    As the 19th century draws to a close, reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, a "cottage" owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt that has been rented as an artist retreat. To her surprise, the illustrious guests include her estranged Bohemian parents - recently returned from Europe - as well as a variety of notable artists, including author Edith Wharton.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Murder at Marble House

    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
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    With the dawn of the 20th century on the horizon, the fortunes of the venerable Vanderbilt family still shine brightly in the glittering high society of Newport, Rhode Island. But when a potential scandal strikes, the Vanderbilts turn to cousin and society page reporter Emma Cross to solve a murder and a disappearance.

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    • Murder at Beechwood

    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
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    For Newport, Rhode Island’s high society, the summer of 1896 brings lawn parties, sailboat races... and murder. Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony - let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care. Using her influence as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society page reporter for the Newport Observer, Emma launches a discreet search for the baby’s mother.

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    • Murder at the Breakers

    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
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    Newport, Rhode Island, August 1895: She may be a less well-heeled relation, but as second cousin to millionaire patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt, 21-year-old Emma Cross is on the guest list for a grand ball at the Breakers, the Vanderbilts' summer home. She also has a job to do - report on the event for the society page of the Newport Observer. But Emma observes much more than glitz and gaiety when she witnesses a murder.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • A Murderous Marriage

    • A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Mandy Weston
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
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    Despite being the granddaughter of an earl, Julia Renshaw is under pressure to marry for money - and has settled for the wealthy, and older, Gilbert Townsend. It’s clear to her sister Phoebe and lady’s maid Eva that this is not a love match. At the reception aboard the groom’s yacht, there is tension between Gil and several guests: his best man, his spinster sister and his younger cousin and current heir. Moreover, the bride has discovered that Gil’s pretty secretary, among others, will be joining them for the honeymoon.

    Non-member price: $25.82