- Expected Oct 12, 2020
Return to a Victorian world of intrigue and danger in books 4 and 5 in the Lady Julia Grey mystery series by New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn.
Dark Road to Darjeeling
After eight idyllic months in the Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia’s eccentric family, they hurry to India to aid an old friend, the newly widowed Jane Cavendish. Living on the Cavendish tea plantation with the remnants of her husband’s family, Jane is consumed with the impending birth of her child—and with discovering the truth about her husband’s death. Was he murdered for his estate? And if he was, could Jane and her unborn child be next?
The Dark Inquiry
Lady Julia and Nicholas Brisbane have finally returned from abroad to London. But merging their respective households leaves little room for the newlyweds themselves, let alone Brisbane’s private enquiry business. Among the more unlikely clients: Julia’s very proper brother, Lord Bellmont, who swears Brisbane to secrecy. Not about to be left out of anything concerning her family, Julia soon picks up the trail of the investigation. It leads to the exclusive Spirit Club, where the alluring Madame Séraphine holds evening séances…and not a few powerful gentlemen in thrall. From this eerie enclave unfolds a lurid tangle of murder, espionage and blackmail… Bristling at the tension it causes between them, the Brisbanes find they must unite or fall. For Bellmont’s sake—and more—they’ll face myriad dangers born of dark secrets: the kind men kill to keep…
Don’t miss the complete Lady Julia Grey mystery series:
Book # 1: Silent in the Grave
Book # 2: Silent in the Sanctuary
Book # 3: Silent on the Moor
Book # 3.5: Midsummer Night (novella)
Book # 4: Dark Road to Darjeeling
Book # 5: The Dark Enquiry
Book # 5.5: Silent Night (novella)
Book # 5.6: Twelfth Night (novella)
Book # 5.7: Bonfire Night (novella)