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In a Stalker’s Sights…unless they can stop him.

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A delightful story of a love that defies time

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He’s a murderer and believes he’s the most evil creature on earth.

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A Valentine’s Day promise sixteen years in the making…

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An outcast finds a dying man who changes her life.

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He’s already lost one woman he loved…he’s not about to lose another.

The Attenbury Emeralds by Jill Paton Walsh


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Also by Jill Paton Walsh:

The Late Scholar, July 2015
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
The Late Scholar, June 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
The Attenbury Emeralds, January 2011
Hardcover / e-Book
A Presumption of Death, August 2004
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Thrones, Dominations, March 1999
Paperback / e-Book

The Attenbury Emeralds
Jill Paton Walsh

New Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane
Minotaur Books
January 2011
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Featuring: Lord Peter Wimsey; Harriet Vane
352 pages
ISBN: 0312674546
EAN: 9780312674540
Kindle: B00486UA5W
Hardcover / e-Book
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Mystery Historical

In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a brown paper parcel containing a copy of the manuscript was discovered in her agent’s safe in London, and award-winning novelist Jill Paton Walsh was commissioned to complete it. The result of the pairing of Dorothy L. Sayers with Walsh was the international bestseller Thrones, Dominations.

Now, following A Presumption of Death, set during World War II, comes a new Sayers-inspired mystery featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, revisiting his very first case. . . . It was 1921 when Lord Peter Wimsey first encountered the Attenbury Emeralds. The recovery of the gems in Lord Attenbury’s dazzling heirloom collection made headlines—and launched a shell-shocked young aristocrat on his career as a detective.

Thirty years later, a happily married Lord Peter has just shared the secrets of that mystery with his wife, the detective novelist Harriet Vane. Suddenly, the new Lord Attenbury—grandson of Lord Peter’s first client—seeks his help to prove who owns the emeralds. As Harriet and Peter contemplate the changes that the war has wrought on English society—and Peter, who always cherished the liberties of a younger son, faces the unwanted prospect of ending up the Duke of Denver after all—Jill Paton Walsh brings us a masterful new chapter in the annals of one of the greatest detectives of all time.

Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane Investigate


4 comments posted.

Re: The Attenbury Emeralds

Lord Peter Wimsey's wife is HARRIET VANE.
(S W 1:07pm January 16, 2011)

Karen Vega 2-8-2011
Karen Vega 8:10am February 8, 2011)

Karen Barnett 3:40am February 18, 2011)

Harriet Vane
What a clever idea, but as a writer such big shoes to fill.
Caroline Kolb 6:54pm February 19, 2011)

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