The Adventuress : a Lady Emily mystery / Tasha Alexander.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
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      Summary: "Emily and husband Colin have come to the French Riviera for what should be a joyous occasion - the engagement party of her lifelong friend Jeremy, Duke of Bainbridge, and Amity Wells, an American heiress. But the merrymaking is cut short with the shocking death of one of the party in an apparent suicide. Not convinced by the coroner's verdict, Emily must employ all of her investigative skills to discover the truth and avert another tragedy"-- Provided by publisher.
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      9781250058263 (hardback)
      1250058260 (hardback)
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      ALEXANDER, T. The Adventuress : a Lady Emily mystery. First edition. [s. l.]: Minotaur Books, 2015. ISBN 9781250058263. Disponível em: Acesso em: 26 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Alexander T. The Adventuress : A Lady Emily Mystery. First edition. Minotaur Books; 2015. Accessed September 26, 2020.
    • APA:
      Alexander, T. (2015). The Adventuress : a Lady Emily mystery (First edition.). Minotaur Books.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Alexander, Tasha. 2015. The Adventuress : A Lady Emily Mystery. First edition. A Lady Emily Mystery: Bk. 10. Minotaur Books.
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      Alexander, T. (2015) The Adventuress : a Lady Emily mystery. First edition. Minotaur Books (A Lady Emily mystery: bk. 10). Available at: (Accessed: 26 September 2020).
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      Alexander, T 2015, The Adventuress : a Lady Emily mystery, First edition., A Lady Emily mystery: bk. 10, Minotaur Books, viewed 26 September 2020, .
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      Alexander, Tasha. The Adventuress : A Lady Emily Mystery. First edition., Minotaur Books, 2015. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Alexander, Tasha. The Adventuress : A Lady Emily Mystery. First edition. A Lady Emily Mystery: Bk. 10. Minotaur Books, 2015.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Alexander T. The Adventuress : a Lady Emily mystery [Internet]. First edition. Minotaur Books; 2015 [cited 2020 Sep 26]. (A Lady Emily mystery: bk. 10). Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2015 September #2

Amity Wells, American heiress, is engaged to Jeremy, Duke of Bainbridge, and her mama is throwing a huge party for their friends and family. Lady Emily is counted one of Jeremy's best friends and so the Hargreaves are invited. Unfortunately, as often happens around Lady Emily, a death occurs: the lifeless form of Chauncey Neville is found lying prostrate in Jeremy's room. Was it suicide or murder? Did the wrong man die? Who would want to kill the bridegroom's best friend? What this cozy mystery lacks in plotting and suspense (mystery fans will easily spot the killer) is more than offset by the gently amusing comedy of errors, the witty banter of privileged Victorians on holiday, and Lady Emily's growing resemblance to Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody. We even brush shoulders with the Queen! This tenth delightful entertainment featuring the Hargreaves detective duo is very acceptable indeed. For fans of Amelia Peabody, of course, but also readers who can't resist Deanna Raybourn's Lady Julia Grey novels, starring the British aristocrat and her delectable husband, the brooding detective Nicholas Brisbane. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2015 May #1

In this latest in the New York Times best-selling series, Lady Emily Hargreaves heads to the French Riviera to attend the nuptials of her friend Jeremy, Duke of Bainbridge. Alas, one of Jeremy's friends is poisoned and his body found in Jeremy's hotel suite, which rather puts a damper on things. Was Jeremy the intended victim? Outreach on and

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PW Reviews 2015 August #4

Alexander's diverting 10th late Victorian mystery (after 2014's The Counterfeit Heiress) finds Lady Emily Hargreaves and her husband, Colin, in Cannes, France, where they're celebrating the engagement of a childhood friend of hers, Jeremy Sheffield, Duke of Bainbridge. A confirmed bachelor, Jeremy has surprised everyone by falling for wealthy American Amity Wells. Emily doesn't quite trust Amity's "studied perfection," but her doubts are overshadowed when a member of their party is found dead in Jeremy's hotel suite. The coroner rules it suicide, but Emily suspects murder—and wonders whether Jeremy was the real target. Alexander weaves a compelling story of intrigue among upper-crust fin de siècle society, though the Wells family fails to transcend stereotypes of crass, conniving Americans. Chapters from Amity's perspective, narrated in the third-person, provide glimpses of colonial India and Egypt, though they do little to flesh out her character. Readers who guess the killer's identity may still be surprised by the motive. Agent: Anne Hawkins, John Hawkins & Associates. (Oct.)

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