Arabella Stewart Historical Mysteries-Books 5-8: Boxset 2

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D.S. Lang, May 10, 2023 - Fiction

Join Bella as she continues to play amateur sleuth!

A Fatal Reunion (Book 5)

Bella and her best friend Ida join girlfriends for a remote island getaway. When a storm wreaks havoc, the group is stranded. After one young woman dies under suspicious circumstances, Bella and Ida investigate. Jax Hastings—now a Prohibition agent—soon arrives on the island and joins the pair in unraveling the cause of a fatal reunion.


A Surreptitious Undertaking (Book 6)

When shell-shocked veterans disappear and die at a remote hospital, Bella and Jax go undercover. After he disappears, she works against time to rescue him and solve the case. Will Bella succeed? Or will a surreptitious undertaking end their partnership permanently?

A Treacherous Accusation (Book 7)

As Christmas approaches, Bella feels more festive than she has since before the Great War—mostly because she and Jax are finally courting. Then, a former French nurse comes to town claiming to be his wife. When the woman is murdered, Jax is the prime suspect. Can Bella prove his innocence and refute a treacherous accusation?

An Uncertain Ceremony (Book 8)

Only days ahead of Bella’s long-awaited nuptials, her dressmaker is strangled with Bella’s veil. A threatening note is pinned to the design board: Cancel the wedding or regret it. Bella and Jax are soon on the trail of a killer. Can they discover “whodunit” in time to avoid an uncertain ceremony?


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Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve

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About the author (2023)

D.S. Lang started making up stories to entertain herself as an only child, and she is still making them up. Now, she puts them in writing! Her historical mysteries are set in small-town America and feature amateur women sleuths determined to catch the bad guys and gals.

After obtaining Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education from the University of Toledo, D.S. worked as a golf shop manager, teacher (junior high, high school and college), program manager, tutor and mentor. She has a lifelong love of history and often gets sidetracked on research when she should be writing.

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