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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The book did have an interesting layout though. - Goodreads
That is, simply,lazy writing. - Goodreads
It was more character-driven, than plot driven. - Goodreads
The plot...not as much. - Goodreads
Also, I'm glad Tasha is writing about England again. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Ilona - Goodreads

My first Lady Emily book. Remarkably thin on historical details, it took me a little while to figure out just when it was supposed to be set. The characters are not deep, and the number of feminist ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Maire - Goodreads

Yay, Lady Emily is back! I loved the first three books in the series, but felt like the next few were not very interesting and occasionally quite frustrating. Then, with book 7, Alexander really hit ... 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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