Detective Lavender Mysteries
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  • 1
    The Heiress of Linn Hagh | Karen Charlton

    The Heiress of Linn Hagh

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Karen Charlton
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Northumberland, 1809: A beautiful young heiress disappears from her locked bedchamber at Linn Hagh. The local constables are baffled and the townsfolk cry "witchcraft". The heiress' uncle summons help from Detective Lavender and his assistant, Constable Woods, who face one of their most challenging cases.

    Better in print

    The mystery itself was very enjoyable-- complex and interesting. I really liked Constable Woods however I couldn't seem to form any attachment to Dete..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 17 2015 by Sheryl (Las Vegas, NV)
  • 2
    The Sans Pareil Mystery: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 2 | Karen Charlton

    The Sans Pareil Mystery: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Karen Charlton
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (317)
    Performance
    (290)
    Story
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    On a cold February night in Regency London, a dark curtain falls on the Sans Pareil Theatre following the death of April Clare, a promising young actress, whose body is found in mysterious circumstances. Detective Stephen Lavender and his dependable deputy, Constable Woods, quickly discover that nothing is quite as it seems. As successive mysteries unfold, they soon realise that it is not only the actors from the Sans Pareil who are playing a part.

    Good mystery with excellent narrator.

    This is my first Detective Lavender mystery. The prose is excellent, although the plot is more or less transparent. I have to take on faith what Eng..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 29 2015 by MidwestGeek (Ann Arbor, MI, United States)
  • 3
    The Sculthorpe Murder: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 3 | Karen Charlton

    The Sculthorpe Murder: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Karen Charlton
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (151)
    Performance
    (128)
    Story
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    Northamptonshire, 1810: As a new canal network snakes across the landscape, a vicious mob stakes its claim to the county. Every local constable is out on the hunt for the ruthless Panther Gang. When an elderly man is robbed and murdered in sleepy Middleton, the beleaguered magistrates send for help from London's Bow Street Police Office.

    Based in historical fact

    I've read or listened to all of this series and enjoyed each one. Carefully plotted and painstakingly accurate in period detail, this is a wonderful e..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 11 2016 by Throuogh a Golden Eye (, USA)