The Upper Crust

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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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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Snobbery With Violence

By Marion Chesney

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Captain Harry Cartwright, who finds that he can make an income for himself through "fixing things" for rich clients, runs afoul of spoiled suffragette Rose Summer during a murder investigation at Lord Hedley's manor. (from eSequels)
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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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Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

By Alan Bradley

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When Flavia stumbles over a dying stranger lying in the garden, she hears him whispers the word "Vale," and then die. Her father's peculiar behavior leads her to suspect that he might have killed the man. (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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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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