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Chesney, Marion

Overview
Works: 325 works in 1,614 publications in 1 language and 79,901 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery stories  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PR6053.H4535, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Marion Chesney
Publications by Marion Chesney
Most widely held works by Marion Chesney
Hasty death by Marion Chesney( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,012 libraries worldwide
Seeking her independence, Lady Rose Summer leaves her parents' home to join the working class, but when an acquaintance turns up dead, Captain Harry Cathcart and Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland Yard enlist her aid
Snobbery with violence by Marion Chesney( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,003 libraries worldwide
Exposing a suitor's dishonorable intentions toward the daughter of a new client, Harry Cartwright is hired by a wealthy marquis to solve a house party murder, a case that is complicated by the host's desire to preserve discretion
Sick of shadows by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,945 libraries worldwide
Arranging an engagement to the infuriating Captain Harry Cathcart in order to escape her extradition to India, Lady Rose Summer finds the agreement complicated by a friend's untimely demise, a murder Rose's intended helps her to investigate
Our lady of pain by Marion Chesney( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,925 libraries worldwide
"Lady Rose Summer, the wayward Edwardian debutante who keeps getting mixed up in disreputable adventures, would swear she is not a jealous woman. After all, she knows her engagement to private detective Captain Harry Cathcart is only a ploy to keep her parents from shipping her off to India to find a husband. But then Harry's latest client, Dolores Duval - a vision of curves with a seductive French accent - starts appearing everywhere at his side. And that changes everything." "In a fit of rage, Rose threatens Dolores, only to be found the very next day standing over her dead body. The newspapers rush to convict her, but can Harry and Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland Yard clear Rose's name and put the real murderer behind bars?"--Jacket
Refining Felicity by Marion Chesney( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
"First adventure of professional chaperones Amy and Effy Tribble."
Animating Maria by Marion Chesney( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
Eccentric matchmakers Amy and Effy Tribble face their greatest challenge when they attempt to get the beautiful Maria Kendall married to an aristocratic gentleman, despite her hopelessly common and boorish parents
Plain Jane by Marion Chesney( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
A novel of Regency England
Rake's progress by Marion Chesney( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Spearheaded by Rainbird the butler, the servants of the rakish and hedonistic Lord Guy Carlton set out to find the perfect woman to tame and reform their employer
Daphne by Marion Chesney( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Beautiful but vain, Daphne, Reverend Armitage's fourth daughter, finds herself heading into an engagement to a young man as conceited as herself
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
The oddly assorted group met some time ago. All of them were poor relations, the genteel paupers of society, living on little more than dignity
The miser of Mayfair by Marion Chesney( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
Features the staff of a reputedly unlucky house, in London's Mayfair district, and describes the new tenants, a dissolute Scot and his beautiful ward, who take the town by storm
The intrigue by Marion Chesney( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
In this installment of the Beverly family saga and their obsession with regaining Mannerling, the family mansion gambled away by Sir Beverly, nineteen-year-old Jessica tries to gain the affection of the heir of Mannerling's present owner
The taming of Annabelle by Marion Chesney( Book )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
Golden-haired beauty Annabelle goes off to London for her debut and manages to scandalize Society
Penelope goes to Portsmouth by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
Certain that practical-minded Penelope Wilkins, the daughter of a rich merchant, would be the perfect mate for handsome but carefree Lord Augustus, Miss Pym uses her skills to bridge the gap between their personality differences
Rainbird's revenge by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
When spoiled Jenny Sutherland arrives for the season in London she soon is made to realize by the butler, Rainbird, that not everything and everyone revolves around her life
Minerva by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
Two great stories in one volume
Lady Fortescue steps out by Marion Chesney( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
With the help of other down-and-out aristocrats, Lady Fortescue and Colonel Sandhurst transform her decrepit Bond Street home into London's newest hotel, The Poor Relation
Back in society by Marion Chesney( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
The final volume in The Poor Relations series on an English hotel started by a group of aristocrats to help each other. The action centers on the newest guest, the widowed Lady Jane Fremney who is bankrupt and for whom a husband must be found. When Colonel Sandhurst and Lady Fortesque unite to find her one, the sparks of their own attraction are ignited. By the author of The School for Manners
Emily goes to Exeter by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
When her employer dies, leaving her a tidy legacy, middle-aged spinster and housekeeper Miss Hannah Pym takes to the roads of Regency England, searching for adventure and earning a reputation as "The Travelling Matchmaker."
Colonel Sandhurst to the rescue by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
Set in Regency England, a comedy of errors featuring Frederica Gray, a rich heiress who has fled to the colonel's Poor Relations Hotel to avoid an arranged marriage. Fifth volume in the series
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Beaton, M. C.

controlled identity Crampton, Helen, 1936-

controlled identity Fairfax, Ann, 1936-

controlled identity Tremaine, Jennie

Beaton, M. C.
Chesney, Marion.
Chesney, Marion 1936-
Chester, Sarah.
Chester, Sarah 1936-
Crampton, Helen.
Crampton, Helen 1936-
Fairfax, Ann.
Fairfax, Ann 1936-
Gibbons, Marion.
McChesney, Marion.
Tremaine, Jennie.
Tremaine, Jennie 1936-
Ward, Charlotte.
Ward, Charlotte 1936-
ビートン, M. C.
Languages
English (304)
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