Book #13 (!) in the Ginger Gold mystery series is now available at Audible, Libro.fm, and elsewhere. Elizabeth has narrated all of the books in this series so far, and will soon begin production on #14, Murder in Hyde Park. Fans of 1920s British mysteries will love this series about an intrepid fashionista solving crimes in London and beyond.
Murder’s a beach!
A family holiday turns deadly at Brighton Beach.
When Ginger and Basil and their family check into the Brighton Beach Boutique Hotel on a lovely warm day in June of 1926, a shocking discovery upsets their plans to relax in the sun and surf. There’s a murderer amongst the holidayers: Is it the starlet? The earl? The disgruntled businessman?
In this Agatha Christie-style addition to the Ginger Gold Mystery series, not only will Ginger not finish her book, she and Basil might not get out of the hotel alive.
Elizabeth’s second solo release this year for Spoken Realms (following Wonder Tales) is The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective by C. L. Pirkis. These are classic Victorian British detective stories starring “the female Sherlock Holmes.” Right now, the audiobook is available exclusively at Audible, but will release more widely in the new year.
Loveday Brooke is the first female detective created by a woman writer. Catherine Louisa Pirkis published stories about this smart, spirited sleuth in the 1880s, and they were collected into this anthology in 1894. In these tales, Loveday takes on cases involving wayward nuns, missing debutantes, a mysterious princess, and a ghost who resembles Napoleon, among other strange phenomena. Throughout, she is insightful, professional, and simply more intelligent than anyone else around her, indicating that Loveday and Pirkis were both ahead of their time. This collection includes seven stories: “The Black Bag Left on a Doorstep”, “The Murder at Troyte’s Hill”, “The Redhill Sisterhood”, “A Princess’ Vengeance”, “Drawn Daggers”, “The Ghost of Fountain Lane”, and “Missing”.
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.
The latest audiobook in the Ginger Gold Mystery Series by best-selling author Lee Strauss is now available at Libro.fm, and will be released on Audible soon. Murder on Eaton Square is the 10th book in the popular series of 1920s cozy British lady detective novels, and Elizabeth is currently working on narrating #11! All of the previous novels in the series are available at Libro.fm and Audible as well.
Murder’s Bad Karma. . . Life couldn’t be better on Eaton Square Gardens where the most prestigious families lived, until one of their own dies and it’s murder. Ginger and Basil are on the case, but it’s not a simple glass of bubbly fizz. The more the clues present themselves, the trickier the puzzle gets, and Ginger feels she’s on a wild goose chase. But as someone close to the victim so aptly quips, “One shouldn’t commit murder. It’s bad karma.” Reaping what one sows is hardly a great cup of tea.
Elizabeth is so excited to announce the release of the newest installment in the High Society Lady Detective series by best-selling author Sara Rosett: An Old Money Murder in Mayfair, now available at Libro.fm and elsewhere. This is book #5 in this 1920s cozy British mystery series, and Elizabeth will be narrating #6 later this year!
Midnight treasure hunts, fancy-dress parties, and a blue-blooded murder . . .
November, 1923. Olive’s school chum, Gigi, invites Olive to London because Gigi’s dotty grandmother fears for her life—or so she’s said to Gigi. However Olive is surprised to find that the dowager is far from muddled. The sharp and imperious matriarch refuses to admit to her worries and sends Olive on her way.
Without a client or case, Olive is swept into the glittering lifestyle of the “fast set,” and their decadent excess. But then among the cocktails and champagne, a murderer strikes during a frivolous party game, and Olive realizes the dowager’s fears were well-founded.
Can Olive unmask the upper crust culprit before the party’s over for a Bright Young Person?
An Old Money Murder in Mayfair is the fifth installment in the popular High Society Lady Detective series from USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett. Join Olive and her dapper sleuthing partner, Jasper, as they navigate the extravagant parties of the Bright Young People as well as their own budding relationship . . .
The latest audiobook in the Ginger Gold Mystery series by Lee Strauss is now available at Audible and elsewhere! This is book #9 in the series, and Elizabeth will be narrating the next four books later this year and early in 2021.
Murder’s a bad stroke of luck!
River Thames boat races between the London University colleges are an popular events, and Mrs. Ginger Reed is excited to attend for the first time, especially since the son of a good friend of her new husband, Chief Inspector Basil Reed, is racing.
When a very unusual murder presents itself at the boat club, Lady Gold’s Investigations is hired to take on the case. Ginger’s determined to solve the mystery before someone else dies, but can she manage it without ruining another pair of Italian leather T-strap shoes?
The latest release from Elizabeth and best-selling author Sara Rosett is Duplicity, the seventh book in the On the Run International Mystery series. This installment is a crossover between this contemporary series and Ms. Rosett’s 1920s High Society Lady Detective series, which Elizabeth also narrates. Fans of both series will love seeing Zoe, Jack, Olive, and Jasper all together for this latest adventure!
They’re separated by almost a century. Yet, they’ll both hunt the same stolen masterpiece….
London, present day. Art recovery specialist Zoe Andrews really needs a break. And all that stands in the way of a well-deserved romantic getaway is an open-and-shut case tracking down a valuable painting’s origin. But Zoe’s vacation plans unravel when the priceless piece is lifted from the gallery, throwing her headlong into a media frenzy.
England, 1923. Olive Belgrave prides herself on discreetly solving rich people’s problems. But her latest assignment to catalog a stately manor’s artwork collection would be far easier if the staff weren’t mysteriously hostile. And the job turns from irritating to dangerous when she interrupts a shadowy intruder attempting to make off with a rare canvas.
As both women pursue the artwork, they’ll each confront swindlers who hide behind every frame….
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.
The seventh installment in the bestselling Ginger Gold series by Lee Strauss is now available at Audible: Murder at St. George’s Church. Elizabeth has narrated all the previous books in this 1920s cozy British mystery series, and will be producing two more later this year.
Weddings can be murder.
Romance is in the air for the delightful Reverend Oliver Hill. Unfortunately, the choir rehearsal for the wedding ends abruptly with the sudden and disturbing appearance of a body.
War widow fashionista Ginger Gold is determined to find the killer even if it means working with the dashing yet exasperating Chief Inspector Basil Reed, but only in her professional capacity as a private investigator. Like they say: once burnt, twice shy.
Basil has his work cut out for him if he wants to solve this case and win back Ginger’s heart.
He’s up for the challenge.
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.