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Chesney, Marion

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Works: 455 works in 2,463 publications in 1 language and 75,346 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
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Publications about Marion Chesney
Publications by Marion Chesney
Most widely held works by Marion Chesney
Agatha Raisin and the wizard of Evesham by M. C Beaton( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
British sleuth Agatha Raisin investigates the death by poison of her hairdresser. He is believed to have been blackmailing his customers
Hasty death by Marion Chesney( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,871 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
Sick of shadows by Marion Chesney( Book )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,838 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 )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,746 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
Snobbery with violence by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,728 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
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney( Book )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,166 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
Plain Jane by Marion Chesney( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
A novel of Regency England
The intrigue by Marion Chesney( Book )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,091 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 banishment by Marion Chesney( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
An English lord gambles away his estate and the family is banished to a small cottage. The lord has six daughters and the eldest, Isabella, must court the new owner to restore the family to its proper position. But when the handsome Lord Fitzpatrick arrives Isabella faces a problem, love or duty?
The miser of Mayfair by Marion Chesney( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,088 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
Colonel Sandhurst to the rescue by Marion Chesney( Book )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,086 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
Daphne by Marion Chesney( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,054 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
Back in society by Marion Chesney( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 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
Marrying Harriet by Marion Chesney( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
Effy and Amy Tribble take on the task of introducing Harriet Brown, the proper daughter of a Methodist minister, to Regency society, but their quest is frustrated by Lord Charles Marsham, a rakish gambler, who is perversely wooing their charge
Yvonne goes to York by Marion Chesney( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Setting off for York in search of adventure--and leaving painful memories of her unrequited love for George Clarence behind her--Miss Hannah Pym decides to try to find a match for Yvonne Grenier, a charming, young Frenchwoman
Perfecting Fiona by Marion Chesney( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Spinsters Amy and Effy Tribble take on another client at their school for manners, but it seems that Fiona Macleod needs very little tutoring
Rake's progress by Marion Chesney( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 690 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
Mrs. Budley falls from grace by Marion Chesney( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
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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.
Beaton, M. C., pseud.
Chesney, Marion.
Chesney, Marion, 1936-
Chester, Sarah
Crampton, Helen
Fairfax, Ann
Gibbons, Marion
M.C. ビートン スコットランド生まれのアメリカ合衆国の推理作家
Marion Chesney britische Schriftstellerin
Marion Chesney Brits romanschrijfster
Marion Chesney écrivain britannique
Marion Chesney escritora británica
Marion Chesney scrittrice britannica
Marion Chesney Suurbritannia kirjanik
Tremaine, Jennie
Ward, Charlotte
Ward, Charlotte 1936-
Марион Гибсон
Languages
English (332)
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