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Murder at Rough Point

Murder at Rough Point

  • Title: Murder at Rough Point
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  • ISBN : 9781496703286
  • Format : Hardcover
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  • Page : 304 pages


In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, status is everything But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity as a reporter and a sleuth.As the nineteenth century draws to a close, Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, a cottage owned by In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, status is everything But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity as a reporter and a sleuth.As the nineteenth century draws to a close, Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, a cottage owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt that has been rented as an artist retreat To her surprise, the illustrious guests include her estranged Bohemian parents recently returned from Europe as well as a variety of notable artists, including author Edith Wharton.But when one of the artists is discovered dead at the bottom of a cliff, Rough Point becomes anything but a house of mirth After a second murder, no one is above suspicion including Emma s parents As Newport police detective Jesse Whyte searches for a killer, Emma tries to draw her own conclusions with the help of Mrs Wharton But with so many sketchy suspects, she ll need to canvas the crime scenes carefully, before the cunning culprit takes her out of the picture next .Praise for Alyssa Maxwell and her Gilded Newport Mysteries Another entertaining entry in this cozy series Library Journal on Murder at Beechwood Maxwell s second entry has a credible mystery, solved by a female detective who s likeable Kirkus Reviews on Murder at Marble House


Author Alyssa Maxwell

Alyssa Maxwell is the author of The Gilded Newport Mysteries, inspired by her husband s family whose Newport origins date back numerous generations The series features the glamour of the Gilded Age and a sleuth who is a Newporter born and raised, and also a less well heeled cousin of the Vanderbilt family Alyssa also writes A Lady Lady s Maid Mysteries, an English set series that begins




Murder at Rough Point Reviews (31)

  • 2.5 stars for Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell.This cosy murder mystery is set in Newport around a branch of the Vanderbilt family I enjoy books set in this area and am a fan of the cosy, but this one seems to be lacking that certain something that keeps you engrossed I found it quite easy to [..]

  • September 1896 As the social season is coming to a close, Emma is excited at being requested to report on a Bohemian artists retreat at her Uncle Frederick Vanderbilt s home, Rough Point Emma is excited to test her journalistic skills and be recognized for her accomplishments but fears her well mean [..]

  • Dollycas s ThoughtsClassic closed room manor mystery A group of artists descend to Rough Point for a retreat Emma has been asked to cover the event and is invited to stay there too When a deluge of rain starts falling and flooding the roads everyone is basically trapped within the grounds and mansio [..]

  • 3.5 stars This cozy mystery series takes place in the late 1890s and showcases one of the great cottages of Newport, Rhode Island in each In this fourth book in the series, the house featured is Rough Point, owned by Frederick and Louise Vanderbilt Aspiring journalist, Emmaline Cross, a poor relativ [..]

  • I love this series Emma Cross, the protagonist, is smart and forward thinking Maxwell does a marvelous job of incorporating fictional and real life Gilded Age citizens into fascinating mysteries set in real life gorgeous Guilded Age estates Each book is engrossing and I can t wait to find out which [..]

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