The Gentleman's Walking Stick (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries)

The Gentleman's Walking Stick (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries)

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by Ashley Gardner
     
 
London, 1817
An anthology of two short stories of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.

In The Gentleman's Walking Stick, Lacey untangles a web of deceit involving a respectable society man, his only clue being a missing walking stick. (This story first appeared in the Regency fiction magazine, The Reticule in 2000.)

In The Disappearance of Miss

Overview

London, 1817
An anthology of two short stories of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.

In The Gentleman's Walking Stick, Lacey untangles a web of deceit involving a respectable society man, his only clue being a missing walking stick. (This story first appeared in the Regency fiction magazine, The Reticule in 2000.)

In The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald, Lacey is asked to locate a man's missing daughter, though he senses that the family will be just as happy for her to remain missing.

The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald was nominated for a Derringer Award for best short mystery in the year 2000. The story first appeared in Over My Dead Body! Mystery Magazine in Summer, 2000.

The first story runs 6000 words; the second, 5000 words. While these are standalone stories, the events fall in the series timeline anytime after The Sudbury School Murders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013014299
Publisher:
Ashley Gardner / Jennifer Ashley
Publication date:
09/09/2011
Series:
Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
74,690
File size:
947 KB

Meet the Author

Award-winning Ashley Gardner is a pseudonym for New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. Under both names--and a third, Allyson James--Ashley has written more than 35 published novels and a dozen novellas in mystery and romance. Her books have won several RTBook Reviews Reviewers Choice awards (including Best Historical Mystery for The Sudbury School Murders), and the Romance Writers of America’s RITA (given for the best romance novels and novellas of the year). Ashley’s books have been translated into a dozen different languages. More about the Captain Lacey series can be found at the website:

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The Gentleman's Walking Stick 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
ReadsalotSM More than 1 year ago
I like this author and this series. Good and easy read to tie you over until her next book.
a_little_nookie More than 1 year ago
Both of these short stories were very good. They add more depth to Lacey's character and made me love him just a little bit more!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have purchased all of Ms. Gardner's books so far & the Captain Lacey series is a fun read. They are witty & keep you guessing!
SBUXLover More than 1 year ago
I love the Captain Lacey series. Ashley Gardner does not disappoint in the latest short stories as part of the Captain Lacey Mystery series.
NewOrleansLady711 More than 1 year ago
Have read all of Captain Lacey Mysteries. My husband and I highly recommend this series.
Readletter More than 1 year ago
Love Ashley Gardner's books. Captain Lacey comes alive in each book and I'm looking forward to the next one.
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Good read.
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Well wrote and I suggest you just buy them all hope she writes more!
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eklamae More than 1 year ago
Maybe it was me, I just couldn't get into it.
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DoloresGA More than 1 year ago
Only reason I gave this 3 stars is because it was too short, more like a novella. I love Capt. Lacey series. Hope Ashley Gardner writes more.
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silverjo More than 1 year ago
This is a good way to get your Captain Lacey fix while you wait for the next book.