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Jane and the year without a summer  Cover Image Book Book

Jane and the year without a summer / Stephanie Barron.

Barron, Stephanie, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781641292474
  • ISBN: 1641292474
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Crime, [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
"May 1816: Jane Austen is feeling unwell, with an uneasy stomach, constant fatigue, rashes, fevers and aches. She attributes her poor condition to the stress of family burdens, which even the drafting of her latest manuscript-about a baronet's daughter nursing a broken heart for a daring naval captain-cannot alleviate. Her apothecary recommends a trial of the curative waters at Cheltenham Spa, in Gloucestershire. Jane decides to use some of the profits earned from her last novel, Emma, and treat herself to a period of rest and reflection at the spa, in the company of her sister, Cassandra. Cheltenham Spa hardly turns out to be the relaxing sojourn Jane and Cassandra envisaged, however. It is immediately obvious that other boarders at the guest house where the Misses Austen are staying have come to Cheltenham with stresses of their own-some of them deadly. But perhaps with Jane's interference a terrible crime might be prevented. Set during the Year without a Summer, when the eruption of Mount Tambora in the South Pacific caused a volcanic winter that shrouded the entire planet for sixteen months, this fourteenth installment in Stephanie Barron's critically acclaimed series brings a forgotten moment of Regency history to life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Fiction.
Women novelists > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Health resorts > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Volcanic eruptions > Fiction.
Weather > Effect of volcanic eruptions on > Fiction.
Tambora, Mount (Indonesia) > Eruption, 1815 > Fiction.
Cheltenham (England) > Fiction.
Bath (England) > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
FICTION / Romance / Historical / Regency.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Fictional Work
Biographical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library Mystery BARRON Jane v.14 (Text) 522204 New Available -

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