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The Anatomist's Wife

(2012)
(The first book in the Lady Darby Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Rita Awards Best First Book (nominee)
Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister's estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural as her husband, an anatomist who used her artistic talents to suit his own macabre purposes.

Kiera wants to put her past aside, but when one of the house guests is murdered, her brother-in-law asks her to utilize her knowledge of human anatomy to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage - a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent. While Gage is clearly more competent than she first assumed, Kiera isn't about to let her guard down as accusations and rumors swirl.

When Kiera and Gage's search leads them to even more gruesome discoveries, a series of disturbing notes urges Lady Darby to give up the inquiry. But Kiera is determined to both protect her family and prove her innocence, even as she risks becoming the next victim...

Genre: Historical Mystery    Get it on Google Play

Praise for this book

"A riveting debut... An original premise, an enigmatic heroine, and a compelling Highland setting... A book you won't want to put down." - Deanna Raybourn


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Used availability for Anna Lee Huber's The Anatomist's Wife

Hardback Editions

2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Anatomist Wife
Author(s): ANNA LEE HUBER
ISBN: 1-62090-849-2 / 978-1-62090-849-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: BERKLEY PRIME CRIME
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Paperback Editions

November 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife (A Lady Darby Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 0-425-25328-7 / 978-0-425-25328-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Audio Editions

September 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife (Lady Darby Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-4945-0490-1 / 978-1-4945-0490-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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September 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife (Lady Darby Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-4945-3490-8 / 978-1-4945-3490-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife (Lady Darby Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-4945-5490-9 / 978-1-4945-5490-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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September 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife: Lady Darby Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife: Lady Darby Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2012 : USA, , Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Anatomist's Wife (A Lady Darby Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA