Lady Julia Grey Series by Deanna Raybourn
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Lady Julia Grey Series
Living in Virginia, Williamsburg, she has proven to be a successful American author with an Agatha Award given for her writing. It was with this that she was to go on and create her Victorian era set mystery romance themed novels. Writing her first novel at twenty-three, she started early with her career. During this time she married her college sweetheart right after her graduation day. Following on from her graduation from college, she went directly into teaching high-school English, which lasted for over three years. That ended though once she had a baby and decided it was high-time she took the step of taking up writing full-time. It was only when MIRA Books stepped in that she made her first deal for two three-book deals to be published.
Lady Julia Grey Series. Edward, it should be noted, was still twitching on the floor. It is also the world of the enigmatic and maddeningly attractive private investigator Nichola… More. Book 1. Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn. Want to Read. Shelving menu.
The first novel is her new Victorian mystery series, A Curious Beginning , is out today. If you missed my spoiler-free review of this wonderful series debut, check it out here. - Lady Jane Grey , 16th-century claimant to the English throne, has left an abiding impression in English literature and romance. The limited amount of material from which to construct a source-based biography of her has not stopped authors of all ages filling the gaps with the fruits of their imagination.
The young Edward VI had sickened and died, but who would succeed him? So what really happened, and why? But why had he failed? Some blamed a stab in the back by the colleagues Dudley left behind in London. Mary credited divine providence, restoring the true Catholic religion and righting the wrongs done to her mother. More recently historians have highlighted the role of Edward himself, determined to preserve his Reformation, in the plan for Jane to succeed.
She married him on her graduation day and went on to teach high school English and history. During summer vacation at the age of twenty-three, she wrote her first novel, and after three years as a teacher, Deanna left education to have a baby and pursue writing full-time. Fourteen years and many, many rejections after her first novel, she signed two three-book deals with MIRA Books. Deanna's debut novel, Silent in the Grave , published in January The first in the Silent series, the book introduces Lady Julia Grey, an aristocrat bent on investigating the mysterious death of her husband with the help of the enigmatic private enquiry agent Nicholas Brisbane. From the drawing rooms of the aristocracy to a Gypsy camp on Hampstead Heath, Silent in the Grave deftly captures the lush ambience of Victorian London. The series continues with the second book, Silent in the Sanctuary January , a classic English country house murder mystery with a few twists and turns for Brisbane and Lady Julia along the way.