A Lake District Mystery

6 books in series
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The Arsenic Labyrinth Publisher's Summary

Historian Daniel Kind is finding winter at Brackdale tough, especially as his relationship with Miranda is also going through a dark time. Far from the bright lights of London, and with renovations behind schedule, Miranda has itchy feet. The fear that she may just get up and leave isn't far from Daniel's thoughts. She wouldn't be the first: years ago, the solitary Emma Beswick left her cottage and never came back, her disappearance never resolved. But someone keeps calling the local newspaper and dropping hints about her death. With the case re-opened, DCI Hannah Scarlett and Daniel discover that one person will preserve the secrets of the past, whatever the cost.
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 3

    • The Arsenic Labyrinth

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Historian Daniel Kind is finding winter at Brackdale tough, especially as his relationship with Miranda is also going through a dark time. Far from the bright lights of London, and with renovations behind schedule, Miranda has itchy feet. The fear that she may just get up and leave isn't far from Daniel's thoughts. She wouldn't be the first: years ago, the solitary Emma Beswick left her cottage and never came back, her disappearance never resolved.

    Regular price: $35.07

  • Book 4

    • The Serpent Pool

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
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    The Lake District's cold case specialist, DCI Hannah Scarlett, is determined to uncover the truth behind Bethany Friend's apparent suicide in the Serpent Pool. Why would Bethany, so afraid of water, drown herself? Hannah fears that her partner, bookseller Marc Amos, is keeping dark secrets. Does he hold the key to Bethany's past - and why was his best customer burnt to death in an Ullswater boathouse?

    Regular price: $21.84

  • Book 5

    • The Hanging Wood

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Orla Payne was seven years old, her brother, Callum, mysteriously vanished from the Hanging Wood in the Lake District. Shrouded in complicated family matters and with no clear leads, the case was eventually dismissed. His body was never found. Twenty years of frustration and depression later, Orla is desperate to find out the truth. On historian Daniel Kind's recommendation, she contacts Cold Case Review detective Hannah Scarlett, who sets about seeking justice for brother and sister.

    Regular price: $32.20

  • Book 6

    • The Frozen Shroud

    • A Lake District Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
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    Death has come twice to Ravenbank, a remote community in England’s Lake District, each time on Halloween. Just before the First World War, a young woman’s corpse was found, with a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. Her ghost - the Faceless Woman - is said to walk through Ravenbank on Halloween. Five years ago, another woman, Shenagh Moss, was murdered, and again her face was covered to hide her injuries.

    Regular price: $26.61