The Anatomist's Wife
Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as... show more
Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural as her husband, an anatomist who used her artistic talents to suit his own macabre purposes. Kiera wants to put her past aside, but when one of the house guests is murdered, her brother-in-law asks her to utilize her knowledge of human anatomy to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage—a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent. While Gage is clearly more competent than she first assumed, Kiera isn’t about to let her guard down as accusations and rumors swirl. When Kiera and Gage’s search leads them to even more gruesome discoveries, a series of disturbing notes urges Lady Darby to give up the inquiry. But Kiera is determined to both protect her family and prove her innocence, even as she risks becoming the next victim…
Publish date: 2012-11-06
Publisher: Berkley Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Lady Darby Mystery (#1)
Lady Darby #1 The Anatomist’s Wife is a murder mystery that takes places around 1830. Lady Darby is a young widow with a scandalous past: she used to draw anatomical drawings for her husband and when it got out after his death she felt the full backlash from society (it wasn’t considered something...
I listened to this on audio as I was getting my house ready for guests for the holiday weekend. So as I was washing, vacuuming, dusting, changing the bedding in the guestroom, cleaning the grill etc. I had this thing on all day! LOL. I finished a 12 hour audiobook in almost a day!The story is a soli...
I really enjoyed this read.The author does a very credible job on both the historical setting and the twists and turns of a murder mystery.Our heroine Lady Darby - begins the novel as a damaged soul still trying to get over the events surrounding her marriage and her husband's death sixteen months p...
As I've already reviewed the book, this review will only cover the audiobook. For my thoughts on the story, characters, etc., please click here. All I have to tell you is I read this book twice last year, the second time using the copy I'd just bought, for you to understand how much I love this se...
Great series! Why cant i find a Sebastian Gage?!!