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A Deception at Thornecrest

(2020)
(The seventh book in the Amory Ames Mystery series)
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The stylish, charming next novel in Ashley Weaver's Edgar-nominated Amory Ames mystery series, set in 1930s England, A Deception at Thornecrest.

"Thornecrest looked beautiful in the evening light. One would never imagine the turmoil that had just occurred within its walls."

Amory Ames is alone at her country house Thornecrest, enjoying her last few weeks of peace and quiet as she prepares for the imminent arrival of her baby. Her husband, Milo, is in London on business, and Amory is content to catch up on her correspondence, organize the nursery, and avoid the well-meaning if rather overbearing company of the ladies in the village as they prepare for the Springtide Festival. But then a woman appears on her doorstep, claiming to be another Mrs. Ames, Milo’s wife.

Amory's marriage has had its ups and downs in the past, but her faith in her husband has been restored, and Milo has been nothing but thrilled about becoming a father. Though the alleged second Mrs. Ames seems earnest, Amory is convinced she must be mistaken, a belief that Milo confirms upon his homecoming. However, when another unexpected visitor arrives at Thornecrest, secret identities and whirlwind romances appear to be becoming par for the course.

It's not until the day of the festival, when Milo's stable hand Bertie is found dead, that the strange characters appearing in town begin to seem more sinister, and Amory is determined to uncover the killer in the crowd.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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September 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: A stylishly evocative whodunnit (Amory Ames)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
ISBN: 0-7490-2686-3 / 978-0-7490-2686-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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September 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: An Amory Ames Mystery (An Amory Ames Mystery, 7)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
ISBN: 1-250-15979-2 / 978-1-250-15979-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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May 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: A stylishly evocative whodunnit (Amory Ames) (Amory Ames, 7)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
ISBN: 0-7490-2696-0 / 978-0-7490-2696-7 (UK edition)
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September 2020 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest (Amory Ames Mysteries)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
ISBN: 1-00-401264-0 / 978-1-00-401264-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
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September 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
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September 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest (Amory Ames, 7)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
ISBN: 1-66202-817-2 / 978-1-66202-817-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest (Amory Ames, 7)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
ISBN: 1-66203-192-0 / 978-1-66203-192-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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September 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: An Amory Ames Mystery, Book 7
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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September 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: An Amory Ames Mystery, Book 7
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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September 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: A stylishly evocative whodunnit (Amory Ames Book 7)
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


September 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Deception at Thornecrest: An Amory Ames Mystery
Author(s): Ashley Weaver
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA