Andrea Penrose
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Andrea Penrose

Andrea Penrose is the bestselling author of Regency-era historical fiction, including the acclaimed Wrexford & Sloane mystery series, as well as Regency romances written under the names Cara Elliott and Andrea Pickens. Published internationally in ten languages, she is a three-time RITA Award finalist and the recipient of numerous writing awards, including two Daphne Du Maurier Awards for Historical Mystery and two Gold Leaf Awards. A graduate of Yale University with a B.A. in Art and an M.F.A. in Graphic Design, Andrea fell in love with Regency England after reading Pride and Prejudice and has maintained a fascination with the era's swirling silks and radical new ideas throughout her writing career. She lives in Connecticut and blogs with a community of historical fiction authors at WordWenches.com. She also can be found at AndreaPenrose.com and on Instagram @AndreaPenroseBooks.

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    • Murder at Half Moon Gate

    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298

    When Lord Wrexford discovers the body of a gifted inventor in a dark London alley, he promptly alerts the watchman and lets the authorities handle the matter. But Wrexford soon finds himself drawn into the murder investigation when the inventor's widow begs for his assistance....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Murder at Half Moon Gate

    • By all smiles on 08-14-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Murder on Black Swan Lane

    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,127

    The Earl of Wrexford possesses a brilliant scientific mind, but boredom and pride lead him to reckless behavior. He does not suffer fools gladly....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great new series!

    • By Mystery Maven on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Sweet Revenge

    • A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery Series, Book 1
    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Lady Arianna Hadley wants revenge for her disgraced father's murder, so she disguises herself as a man and is hired as a cook. But when the prince regent is poisoned by Arianna's special chocolate dessert, she finds her own quest has become intertwined with a far more deadly intrigue....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Ugh! Horrible narration

    • By puplhunt on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Cocoa Conspiracy

    • A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Lady Arianna is settling into married life with her new husband. To celebrate his birthday, she finds the perfect gift: a rare volume of botanical engravings on Theobroma cacao - or chocolate. But she is forced to fight off a stranger who tries to steal it way from her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love the narration

    • By Shoeshopper2 on 03-20-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Smoke and Lies

    • A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Now that peace reigns in Europe and Napoleon has been exiled to the island of Elba, Lady Arianna and her husband, the earl of Saybrook, are determined to put government sleuthing aside. But the head of British security has other ideas....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Recipe for Treason

    • A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Lady Arianna Hadley and her husband want nothing more than to savor a quiet life embellished by the occasional cup of the finest chocolate. However, when they receive orders to travel to Scotland and capture an elusive traitor, they feel their duty to the Crown must come first....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Next book when.

    • By Shirley D. Rothell on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $17.49

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