Face Down Beside St. Anne's Well: A Mystery Featuring Susanna, Lady Appleton, Gentlewoman, Herbalist, and Sleuth

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John Daniel & Company, 2006 - Fiction - 231 pages
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Are the nude spies lolling in the ancient Roman communal baths of Elizabethan England plotting the return of Mary Queen of Scots? She is said to be clamoring to return to these healing waters. Once again Susanna, Lady Appleton, encounters murder and treason, and only she can unravel the crimes in the intriguing year of 1575. Rosamund, Susanna's twelve-year-old foster daughter, is certain her French tutor has been murdered. Rosamund and her friends are quite modern: they cut school, rebel against authority, and giggle over secrets. But can teenage mischief be construed as spying and treason? These are most significant matters to the Elizabethans, as the wrong religion, the wrong marriage, the wrong friends...may all be seditious.

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About the author (2006)

Kathy Lynn Emerson writes in a variety of genres and under several names. As Kathy Lynn Emerson, she is best known for two historical mystery series, the Face Down series, featuring Susanna, Lady Appleton, sixteenth-century gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth, and the Diana Spaulding Mysteries. As Kate Emerson, Kathy writes historical novels set in the sixteenth century. Kathy lives in Wilton, Maine with her husband and assorted cats.

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