Kinx's Book Nook: On My Wishlist (2): Jane and the Canterbury Tale

Saturday, January 19, 2013

On My Wishlist (2): Jane and the Canterbury Tale

On My Wishlist is a weekly meme started by Book Chick City and is now hosted by Workaday Reads. Every week I’ll introduce you to a book that’s on my extensive wishlist. Sometimes it’s a new book, but quite often it’s an older book. Let me know if you’ve read it, and what you think. Please also join in and leave a link to your On My Wishlist post each week.
On My Wishlist:

Jane and the Canterbury Tale (Jane Austen Mysteries #11)
Written by Stephanie Barron
Published in 2011

The Jane Austen Mysteries by Stephanie Barron is my favorite murder mystery series. I love that Jane Austen is the sleuth ande ach book is fun and entertaining. I'm a little late on reading this one but I think it will be my next book purchase.


Three years after news of her scandalous husband’s death, Adelaide Fiske is at the altar again, her groom a soldier on the Marquis of Wellington’s staff. The prospects seem bright for one of the most notorious women in Kent—until Jane Austen discovers a corpse on the ancient Pilgrim’s Way that runs through her brother Edward’s estate. As First Magistrate for Canterbury, Edward is forced to investigate, with Jane as his reluctant assistant. But she rises to the challenge and leaves no stone unturned, discovering mysteries deeper than she could have anticipated. It seems that Adelaide’s previous husband has returned for the new couple’s nuptials—only this time, genuinely, profoundly dead. But when a second corpse appears beside the ancient Pilgrim’s Way, Jane has no choice but to confront a murderer, lest the next corpse be her own.


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