Behind the Shattered Glass: A Lady Emily Mystery

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Macmillan, Oct 15, 2013 - Fiction - 304 pages
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A ruined abbey on a beautiful estate in Derbyshire, a murdered peer, and a most unlikely romance make New York Times bestseller Tasha Alexander’s new novel Behind the Shattered Glass absolutely irresistible

Anglemore Park is the ancestral home of Lady Emily Hargreave’s husband Colin. But the stately calm of country life is destroyed when their neighbor, the Marquess of Montagu, bursts through the French doors from the garden and falls down dead in front of the shocked gathering.  But who has a motive for murdering the young aristocrat?  The lovely cousin who was threatened by his engagement, the Oxford friend he falsely accused of cheating, the scheming vicar’s daughter he shamelessly seduced or the relative no one knew existed who appears to claim the Montagu title?  Who is the mysterious woman seen walking with him moments before he was brutally attacked? 

The trail takes readers into the gilded world of a British manor house and below stairs to the servants who know all the secrets. One family’s hidden past and a forbidden passion are the clues to a puzzle only Lady Emily can solve.


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Good mystery; "happy ever after" ending. - Goodreads
It was like the writing took a slight shift. - Goodreads
The book did have an interesting layout though. - Goodreads
It was more character-driven, than plot driven. - Goodreads
That is, simply,lazy writing. - Goodreads
The ending was absolutely not credible. - Goodreads

Review: Behind the Shattered Glass (Lady Emily #8)

User Review  - Brenda Haven - Goodreads

I do love this series with Emily and Collin. However, I felt that this book was weaker than all the others in the series. From page one I almost felt like someone else was writing the story. It didn't ... Read full review

Review: Behind the Shattered Glass (Lady Emily #8)

User Review  - Mike Joanne - Goodreads

Lady Emily is faced with yet another murder to solve when a neighbour dies on her doorstep. I was quite surprised when the murderer was revealed, other clues had successfully distracted me! This novel ... Read full review

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Tasha Alexander is the author of the Lady Emily novels, a series of historical suspense, including Tears of Pearl and Dangerous to Know. She attended the University of Notre Dame, where she signed on as an English major in order to have a legitimate excuse for spending all her time reading. She and her husband, novelist Andrew Grant, divide their time between Chicago and the UK.

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