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As Death Draws Near

(2016)
(The fifth book in the Lady Darby Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
In this historical mystery from the national bestselling author of A Brush with Shadows, Lady Kiera Darby and Sebastian Gage get tangled in a dangerous web of religious and political intrigue.
 
July 1831. In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England’s Lake District, Kiera and Gage’s seclusion is soon interrupted by a missive from her new father-in-law. A deadly incident involving a distant relative of the Duke of Wellington has taken place at an abbey south of Dublin, Ireland, and he insists that Kiera and Gage look into the matter.
 
Intent on discovering what kind of monster could murder a woman of the cloth, the couple travel to Rathfarnham Abbey school. Soon a second nun is slain in broad daylight near a classroom full of young girls. With the sinful killer growing bolder, the mother superior would like to send the students home, but the growing civil unrest in Ireland would make the journey treacherous.
 
Before long, Kiera starts to suspect that some of the girls may be hiding a sinister secret. With the killer poised to strike yet again, Kiera and Gage must make haste and unmask the fiend, before their matrimonial bliss comes to an untimely end...

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"[A] clever heroine with a shocking past and a talent for detection." - Carol K Carr


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July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: As Death Draws Near (A Lady Darby Mystery)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 0-425-27772-0 / 978-0-425-27772-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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March 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: As Death Draws Near
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-79999-863-0 / 978-1-79999-863-1
Publisher: Tantor and Blackstone Publishing
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March 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: As Death Draws Near
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-79999-864-9 / 978-1-79999-864-8
Publisher: Tantor and Blackstone Publishing
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July 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: As Death Draws Near (Lady Darby Mystery, 5)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-5159-0037-1 / 978-1-5159-0037-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: As Death Draws Near (Lady Darby Mystery, 5)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-5159-5037-9 / 978-1-5159-5037-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: As Death Draws Near Lib/E
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
ISBN: 1-79999-862-2 / 978-1-79999-862-4
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: As Death Draws Near: Lady Darby Mystery, Book 5
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: As Death Draws Near: Lady Darby Mystery, Book 5
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: As Death Draws Near (A Lady Darby Mystery Book 5)
Author(s): Anna Lee Huber
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU