The final two books in the Angela Marchmont Mystery Series by Clara Benson are now available as audiobooks from Libro.fm. Book 9 is The Scandal at 23 Mount Street and Book 10 is The Shadow at Greystone Chase. Elizabeth narrated the previous books in this 1920s British cozy mystery series, all of which are available at Libro.fm and Audible. (The new books should be available at Audible sometime in the next few months.)
The Scandal at 23 Mount Street
When an unwelcome figure from her past turns up unexpectedly, Angela Marchmont has no idea that she is about to become the most notorious woman in Britain. Forced to reveal secrets she has kept to herself for many years and which she had thought were safely buried, Angela faces a fight for her very life which she looks almost certain to lose without the help of the man she loves. But what hope does she have when the one man who can save her is the one man who has every reason to abandon her to her fate?
The Shadow at Greystone Chase
After her bruising encounter with the law, Angela Marchmont has vowed to give up detecting, and is doing her best to forget the events of last winter and the terrible lie she told to save herself. So when a letter arrives from beyond the grave requesting her help and reminding her of the past, she is anything but pleased. Drawn reluctantly into one final case and spurred on by her guilty conscience, Angela soon discovers a viper’s nest of family betrayals and hidden enmities which have lain undisturbed for years, and which may have led to the deaths of more than one person. Despite her unwillingness to reopen old wounds, Angela knows she must put aside her own feelings and solve the mystery if she is ever to find peace. Can she get to the heart of the matter, right the wrong she has done and be happy at last?
Each of the Angela Marchmont books contains a standalone mystery which is resolved at the end. However, if you are new to the series, please note that Book 10, The Shadow at Greystone Chase, contains spoilers from Book 9, The Scandal at 23 Mount Street and is to some extent a sequel, and we therefore advise reading the two in order.
Elizabeth is pleased to announce the release of The Trouble at Wakeley Court, the eighth book in the Angela Marchmont Mystery series by Clara Benson. This and all the previous books in the series are available at Audible, with two more coming out later this year!
When the Grand Duke of Morania learns of a plot to assassinate him, he sends his daughter, Princess Irina, to school in England, out of harm’s way. British Intelligence scent trouble and ask Angela Marchmont to investigate. But dark forces are at work, and when the Princess disappears in mysterious circumstances, Angela must race against time to find her, before the throne falls and Morania is plunged into revolution – or war.
Elizabeth’s latest release is the seventh book in the Angela Marchmont mystery series by Clara Benson: The Problem at Two Tithes, now available at Audible and elsewhere. Elizabeth narrated all of the previous books in this series, including The Imbroglio at the Villa Pozzi, which released earlier this year, and will be producing three more books in this 1920s British detective series in 2020.
On a reluctant visit to her painfully respectable brother and his wife, Angela Marchmont finds herself once again caught up in murder when a local farmer is shot dead, apparently at the hands of his sworn enemy. But the case is not as simple as it seems, for other motives and suspects soon come to light. With reporters hot on the scent and her friend, Inspector Jameson, battling a conflict of interest, Angela must use all her ingenuity to unravel the case and bring the murderer to justice – or more than one person will suffer the consequences.
Elizabeth’s latest Audible release is the sixth book in the Angela Marchmont Mystery series by Clara Benson: The Imbroglio at the Villa Pozzi. Elizabeth has narrated the previous books in this 1920s British mystery series as well – go to Audible to see them all!
While holidaying in Italy, Angela Marchmont is persuaded to postpone her trip to Venice and go to Stresa instead, to investigate a pair of spiritualists who are suspected of defrauding some of the town’s English residents out of their money. But what starts out as a minor matter swiftly becomes more serious when one of the residents in question is found dead in the beautiful gardens of his home, having apparently committed suicide.
Seduced by the heady sights and scents of the Italian lakes and distracted by an unexpected encounter with an old adversary who seems bent on provoking her, Angela sets out to find out the truth of the affair and resume her journey to Venice before she forgets herself and loses her head… and her heart.
The latest audiobook in Clara Benson’s Angela Marchmont Mystery series is now available at Audible: The Incident at Fives Castle. Elizabeth has narrated three other books in this 1920s British lady detective series: The Mystery at Underwood House, The Treasure at Poldarrow Point, and The Riddle at Gipsy’s Mile.
It is Hogmanay, and Angela Marchmont is at Fives Castle, the Scottish seat of the Earl of Strathmerrick, to see in the start of 1928. But when she finds out that the Foreign Secretary, the American Ambassador, and the Head of British Intelligence are also among the guests, Angela begins to suspect that something momentous is afoot. Before long, they are all snowed in and a body is discovered, and Angela soon finds suspicion directed against herself….
The latest Angela Marchmont mystery novel by Clara Benson is now available at Audible. The Riddle at Gipsy’s Mile is the third novel in this series that Elizabeth has narrated; the others are The Mystery at Underwood House and The Treasure at Poldarrow Point. The books in this excellent period mystery series have garnered many five-star reviews at Audible.
Lost in the mists of the Romney Marsh, Angela Marchmont stumbles upon the body of a woman whose face has been disfigured – presumably to prevent recognition. Who is she, and what was she doing out there in the middle of nowhere? The search for answers will take Angela from a grand stately home to London’s most fashionable – and disreputable – nightclub, and into a murky world of illegal drinking, jazz music, and lost souls.
Elizabeth is excited to announce the release of Clara Benson’s The Treasure at Poldarrow Point, the latest audiobook in the Angela Marchmont mystery series, now available at Audible! This follows on the release of the previous book in the series, also narrated by Elizabeth: The Mystery at Underwood House. Benson’s mysteries are delightful British period creations, and have met with enthuasiastic reveiws at Audible. A five-star review of The Treasure at Poldarrow Point notes, “Her books are very witty and clever and great fun to listen to. They make you feel like you have gone back to an elegant era. Angela Marchmont is a great character and I enjoyed the addition of her unusual ward Barbara. The mysteries are always complex and layered, but not far-fetched. The narrator does an excellent job with both male and female characters. She uses many different voices all very appropriate.”
When Angela Marchmont goes to Cornwall on doctor’s orders she is looking forward to a nice rest and nothing more exciting than a little sea-bathing. But her plans for a quiet holiday are dashed when she is caught up in the hunt for a diamond necklace which, according to legend, has been hidden in the old smugglers’ house at Poldarrow Point for over a century. Aided by the house’s elderly owner, an irrepressible 12-year-old, and a handsome Scotland Yard detective, Angela soon finds herself embroiled in the most perplexing of mysteries. Who is the author of the anonymous letters? Why is someone breaking into the house at night? And is it really true that a notorious jewel thief is after the treasure too? Angela must use all her powers of deduction to solve the case and find the necklace – before someone else does.