The Upper Crust

And Only to Deceive

By Tasha Alexander

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Widowed Emily Ashton uses her new-found freedom to pursue research in Classical antiquities in the British Museum, where she uncovers a dangerous secret involving stolen artifacts. (from eSequels)
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Blotto, Twinks and the ex-King's Daughter

By Simon Brett

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It's that glorious period between the two world wars, and the exiled king of Mitteleuropa is visiting the ancestral home of the Duke of Tawcester. When the ex-king's daughter is kidnapped, noblesse obliges the Duke's handsome, brave, and rather stupid son (known to all as Blotto) to drive off to the rescue. Luckily, he's aided by his brilliant sister, Twinks. Plus, he's got a really swell car. (summary)
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Cold Comfort Farm

By Stella Gibson

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When the orphaned Flora Poste descends on her relatives...she finds nothing but chaos. Judith is in grief, Amos has been called by God, Seth is smoldering with sensuality, and Great Aunt Ada Doom witnesses something nasty in the woodshed. (from summary)
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Crime at Black Dudley

By Simon Brett

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The seemingly fatuous and effete Campion emerges as a natural leader when sinister forces imprison the weekend guests following a murder at Black Dudley Mansion. (from eSequels)
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Death at Wentwater Court

By Carola Dunn

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The Honorable Daisy Dalrymple...has shocked her aristocratic family by becoming a magazine writer. Daisy's on-site research at Wentwater Court is interrupted when (a guest) has a fatal skating accident. (from eSequels)
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Her Royal Spyness

By Rhys Bowen

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Georgina Rannoch (34th in line to the throne) feels called upon to clear up her family name when an arrogant Frenchman, who wants her family's estate for himself, winds up dead. (from eSequels)
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Love in a Cold Climate

By Mitford, Nancy

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British aristocracy in the 20’s and 30’s through the (satirical) adventures of the Radletts, an exuberantly unconventional family. (from summary)
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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

By Helen Simonson

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Maj. Ernest Pettigrew has settled into a genteel life of quiet retirement in his beloved village of Edgecombe St. Mary. Refined, gentlemanly, unwaveringly proper in his sense of right vs. wrong, and bemused by most things modern, he has little interest in cavalier relationship mores, the Internet, and crass developments and is gently smitten by the widowed Mrs. Ali, the lovely Pakistani owner of the local shop where he buys his tea. (from Library Journal)
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My Man Jeeves

By P. G. Wodehouse

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Who can forget the beloved gentleman's personal gentleman, Jeeves, who always comes to the rescue each time the hapless Bertie Wooster falls into trouble? (description)
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Parrot and Olivier in America

By Peter Carey

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Olivier-Jean-Baptiste de Clarel de Garmont is French nobility, son of survivors of the French Revolution. Olivier has had every privilege and is acutely aware of his relative social position. Imagine his surprise and discomfort when he is banished, for his own safety, to newly emerging democratic America. (from Library Journal)
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