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A Study in Death

A Lady Darby Mystery

By Anna Lee Huber



July 5, 2016

336 pages, $7.99 US

From the national bestselling author of “As Death Draws Near” comes a riveting mystery featuring a most “unusual and romantic”* sleuth…

Scotland, 1831. Lady Kiera Darby is thrilled to have found both an investigative partner and a fiancé in Sebastian Gage. But with her well-meaning sister planning on making their wedding the event of the season, Kiera could use a respite from the impending madness.

After she’s commissioned to paint the portrait of Lady Drummond, Kiera is shocked to find her client prostrate on the floor. Both a physician and Lord Drummond appear satisfied to rule her death natural, but Kiera is convinced that poison is the real culprit.

Now, armed only with her knowledge of the macabre and her convictions, Kiera intends to discover the truth—no matter what, or who, stands in her way…

*Judith Rock


Praise for the Lady Darby Mysteries:

“[A] fascinating heroine…A thoroughly enjoyable read!”—Victoria Thompson, national bestselling author

“Riveting…Huber deftly weaves together an original premise, an enigmatic heroine, and a compelling Highland setting for a book you won’t want to put down.”—Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author

“Reads like a cross between a gothic novel and a mystery with a decidedly unusual heroine.”—Kirkus Reviews

“[A] history mystery in fine Victorian style!”—Julia Spencer-Fleming, New York Times bestselling author



Anna Lee Huber is the RITA and Daphne awards–nominated author of the Lady Darby Mysteries, including A Grave Matter and Mortal Arts, among others. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she majored in music and minored in psychology. She resides in Indiana with her family.