Rona Parish

9 books in series
3.5 out of 5 stars 75 ratings

Brought to Book Publisher's Summary

When successful biographer Rona Parish is asked to write the life story of a recently deceased best-selling author, she is intrigued - to say the least. After all, Theo Harvey led a very colourful life and died in mysterious circumstances. But Rona’s husband Max is wary, and with good reason....

As Rona begins to delve into Theo Harvey’s life and death, and to interview his friends and family - some more willing than others - she realises that she has taken on a poisoned chalice.

©2003 Anthea Fraser (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Brought to Book

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Tong
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    When successful biographer Rona Parish is asked to write the life story of a recently deceased best-selling author, she is intrigued - to say the least. After all, Theo Harvey led a very colourful life and died in mysterious circumstances. But Rona’s husband Max is wary, and with good reason.... As Rona begins to delve into Theo Harvey’s life and death, and to interview his friends and family - some more willing than others - she realises that she has taken on a poisoned chalice.

    Regular price: $17.76

  • Book 2

    • Jigsaw

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Tong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Hired to write a series of articles on the town of Buckford, Rona Parish lodges with a young divorcee. The divorcee's aunt, Edna Rosebury, raises questions about a recent tragic murder and Rona's investigative antennae are instantly on the alert

    Regular price: $16.52

  • Book 3

    • Person Or Persons Unknown

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Tong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Rona Parish's latest assignment is almost complete when a young woman named Zara Crane approaches her with a request to help trace her natural parents. Rona's curiosity is aroused - not least because, she discovers that Zara's birth mother had been murdered in her bath twenty-five years earlier.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good listen

    • By Andrea on 08-29-17

    Regular price: $17.05

  • Book 4

    • A Family Concern

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Tong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Rona Parish is eager for a fresh challenge after her successful articles on adopted children. A chance encounter with an old friend, Kate - now married into the Tarlton family, who own the oldest jewellery shop in Marsborough - sows the seed for a new series. Rona plans to research the histories of long-established family firms in the town. Kate also enlists Rona's help in getting to the bottom of her sister-in-law Freya's terrifying nightmares after a tune from a musical box triggers a severe reaction.

    Regular price: $16.52

  • Book 5

    • Rogue in Porcelain

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Tong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Rona Parish is writing an article on old family businesses when she learns that Curzon, local manufacturers of fine bone china, are about to celebrate their 150th anniversary. Rona decides to approach the firm, and gets caught up in Curzon family life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Light fun

    • By Kay on 03-19-12

    Regular price: $17.05

  • Book 6

    • Next Door To Murder

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Tong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When a young woman, Louise, comes to Rona with a plea for help, all her journalistic instincts are aroused. Against her better judgement - and husband Max's advice - Rona is once again drawn into a complex and disturbing sequence of events.

    Regular price: $16.52

  • Book 7

    • Unfinished Portrait

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Rona Parish is asked to write a biography of reclusive artist Ellie by her concerned sister. Ellie has seemingly disappeared, and the mystery surrounding her whereabouts has fuelled a new interest in her work. But when Rona discovers that Ellie’s closest friend committed suicide, Rona wonders whether Ellie, wracked by guilt over her friend’s death, could have been driven to do likewise....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Oh dear

    • By Jude dickens on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $17.76

  • Book 8

    • A Question of Identity

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    An old school photograph in which someone has been deliberately blacked out marks the start of a new case for Rona Parish. Who was this person and why would someone want to hide his or her identity? Rona sets out to uncover the secret and soon finds that the school in question closed down many years ago due, it was rumoured, to a long-forgotten scandal. Could this be the link that will solve the mystery? Meanwhile, a visit to a stage hypnotist results in more than Rona and her friends bargained for...

    Regular price: $17.76

  • Book 9

    • Justice Postponed

    • By: Anthea Fraser
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Biographer Rona Parish has a new project - contributing a series for the local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life, documenting life-changing experiences from those who have lived through them. When her father suggests she speaks to his friend, Frank Hathaway, who was in Iraq during the invasion of Kuwait, Rona decides to pay him a visit. But Frank was also badly injured in a failed rescue attempt following a car crash the previous year and has been tormented by flashbacks ever since.

    Regular price: $21.05