Beauty, Beast, and Belladonna
Fairy Tale Fatal Mystery #3
Berkley Prime Crime
On Sale: February 2, 2016
Featuring: Comte de Griffe; Professor Penrose; Ophelia Flax
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Mystery Historical | Mystery Cozy
Variety hall actress Ophelia Flax knows how to win over an
audience. Thatâ€™s why sheâ€™s accepted the marriage proposal
the brutish Comte de Griffe to nettle her occasional
investigative partnerâ€”and romantic sparring partnerâ€”the
pompous if dashing Professor Penrose.
But with his boorish table manners, wild mane of hair, and
habit of prowling away the wee hours, the comte has
Opheliaâ€™s last nerve. She intends to disengage from her
feral fiancĂ© at his winter hunting partyâ€”until Penrose, his
lovely new fiancĂ©e, and a stagecoach of stranded travelers
arrive at the comteâ€™s sprawling chĂ˘teau. Soon she canâ€™t
the boars from the bores.
When one of the guests is found clawed and bloody in the
orangerie, Ophelia is determined to solve the murder before
everyone starts believing the local version of Beauty and
the Beast. But until the snows melt, she canâ€™t trust her
eyesâ€”or her heartâ€”since even the most civilized people hold
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6 comments posted.
Re: Beauty, Beast, and Belladonna
What a trip. I never made it to these caves but have been in
many around the world. Your books must be full of imagination
and I look forward to reading them.
(Leona Olson 10:43am February 16, 2016)
Thanks, Leona. You're so lucky your travels have taken you to so many
(Maia Chance 3:33pm February 16, 2016)
Great interview! Love the research done before the book is started.
(Jerrie Alexander 4:10pm March 21, 2016)
I have not read your books yet but definitely on my on my TBR
list for authors. I love historical and your books seem to be
(Leona Olson 11:02am March 22, 2016)
The first twenty pages of Beauty, Beast and Belladonna had
me hooked! And the rest...well it made me a fan;)
(Kym Roberts 12:46pm March 29, 2016)
Jerrie-her research is thorough--which is awesome;)
(Kym Roberts 12:47pm March 29, 2016)
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