Very English Mysteries
Books in series4
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(4.1 based on 4455 ratings)
  • 1
    A Man of Some Repute: A Very English Mystery, Book 1 | Elizabeth Edmondson

    A Man of Some Repute: A Very English Mystery, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Edmondson
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Selchester Castle in 1953 sits quiet and near-empty, its corridors echoing with glories of the past. Or so it seems to intelligence officer Hugo Hawksworth, wounded on a secret mission and now reluctantly assuming an altogether less perilous role at Selchester.

    Pretty good "pseudo" golden age mystery

    I enjoy the English "Golden Age" mystery, and have read Sayers and Marsh and Heyer and Wentworth and Christie, etc. For an author who grew up..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 18 2015 by Jerri C (United States)
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  • 2
    A Question of Inheritance: A Very English Mystery, Book 2 | Elizabeth Edmondson

    A Question of Inheritance: A Very English Mystery, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Edmondson
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1275)
    Performance
    (1154)
    Story
    (1148)

    Hugo Hawksworth is on the tail of rogue Cold War agents at a top-secret government facility, while back home at Selchester Castle they're awaiting the arrival of the new earl - an American, the long-lost son of the murdered Lord Selchester.

    Cozy Mystery

    I enjoyed Book 2 much more than Book 1 because I didn’t feel so lost this time! I have trouble keeping track of many characters but in this case I act..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 12 2016 by Simone (St-Laurent, Montreal)
  • 3
    A Matter of Loyalty: A Very English Mystery, Book 3 | Anselm Audley, Elizabeth Edmondson

    A Matter of Loyalty: A Very English Mystery, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Anselm Audley, Elizabeth Edmondson
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (159)
    Performance
    (138)
    Story
    (137)

    January 1954. Mists cover the hills around Selchester. Someone at the research facility known as the Atomic is leaking secrets to Soviet Russia, and when nuclear scientist Bruno Rothesay goes missing, the British Intelligence Services are convinced he's the mole. Hugo Hawksworth isn't so sure. Then a body turns up, and Hugo's instincts are proven correct. But if Rothesay wasn't selling secrets to the Soviets, who is?

    The Last of Selchester

    When I learned of Elizabeth Edmondson 's death I was surprised, sorry for her loved ones and for her readers. I love her Very English novels set in ..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 21 2017 by Therese Van Arsdale (Pittsburgh, PA United States)