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Lady Montfort Mystery Series

Beginning with Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman, Tessa Arlen’s mysteries follow amateur sleuth Lady Montfort and her pragmatic housekeeper Mrs. Jackson as they investigate murders in the English countryside in the days leading up to World War I. Brimming with secrets, intrigue, and real historical figures, these books are sure to appeal to fans of Downton Abbey and the classic British mystery.

  • Death of an Unsung Hero
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    • Death of an Unsung Hero

    • Lady Montfort Mystery Series (Volume 4)
      Tessa Arlen
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • In 1916, the world is at war and the energetic Lady Montfort has persuaded her husband to offer his family’s dower house to the War Office as an auxiliary hospital for officers recovering from...

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  • A Death by Any Other Name
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    • A Death by Any Other Name

    • Lady Montfort Mystery Series (Volume 3)
      Tessa Arlen
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • A Death by Any Other Name is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in the English countryside. Building on the success of her last two mysteries in the same series, Tessa Arlen returns us to...

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  • Death Sits Down to Dinner
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    • Death Sits Down to Dinner

    • Lady Montfort Mystery Series (Volume 2)
      Tessa Arlen
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Filled with deceptions both real and imagined, Death Sits Down to Dinner is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in London.

      Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner...

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  • Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman
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    • Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman

    • Lady Montfort Mystery Series (Volume 1)
      Tessa Arlen
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Lady Montfort has been planning her annual summer costume ball for months, and with scrupulous care. Pulling together the food, flowers and a thousand other details for one of the most significant...

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Tessa Arlen

Tessa Arlen, the daughter of a British diplomat had lived in, or visited her parents in: Singapore, Berlin, The Persian Gulf, Beijing, Delhi and Warsaw by the time she was sixteen. She came to the U.S. in 1980 and worked as an H.R. recruiter for the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee for the 1984 Olympic Games, where she interviewed her future husband in 1983 for a job. She lives in New Mexico.

Chris Arlen