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The Burning Issue of the Day

A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 5
Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
Series: Lady Hardcastle Mysteries, Book 5
Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
5 out of 5 stars (56 ratings)
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Summary

January 1910. A journalist has been killed in a suspicious blaze. Everything points to a group of suffragettes, but the apparent culprit insists she is innocent.

When Lady Hardcastle receives a letter from a suffragette requesting her urgent help, the retired spy turned sleuth knows only she stands between an accused young woman and the gallows. Evidence at the scene makes Lizzie Worrel’s innocence difficult to believe, and with the police treating it as an open-and-shut case of arson, Lady Hardcastle faces a barrage of resistance as she tries to dig out the truth.

With her trusted maid and confidante, the formidable Flo, Lady Hardcastle sets off in pursuit of the truth as time runs out for the accused suffragette. Was she set up? And if so, is the real culprit a traitor to the cause - or part of a darker conspiracy?

©2019 by T E Kinsey. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Brilliant book

I have loved this series the characters are just lovely Lady Hardcastle and Flo are two the most adorable people you would ever want to meet they are witty with many laugh out loud moments, in fact I think I could easily fall in love with Flo as long as I didn't annoy her ;)
I have read some comments about how believable it is having these two ladies sleuthing and the police allowing it well millions like Miss Marple and these two are no different just a lot more amusing.
As for the narration well Elizabeth is first class and she makes Flo come to life and she is very good with the other characters too including the men parts. I really can't wait until the next book is written.

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Entertaining cozy crime

I enjoy the characters and the setting. It is not 'edge of your seat' or nail biting but it is thoroughly entertaining and I rather like the clarification of the true history parts at the end.

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  • Levi
  • 02-05-19

Love

The Lady Hardcastle Mysteries have become my absolute favorite! The Narration is perfect and the characters and storylines are just wonderful. T E Kinsey has such a talent for creating characters that are so believable, likable and witty, I often find myself forgetting they are in fact fictional. Please keep the books coming, I wait with excitement for the next installment!

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  • 55 and alive
  • 09-05-19

Another wonderful story

I enjoyed this book as muchas as the others. Can't wait for the next one in the series. I hope there will be more.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-05-19

Wonderful

I absolutely love this story line.Cannot wait for the next one. I need a book with more back story

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 05-05-19

Please write more!!

I love your books and can't wait till the next one comes out! I had the last one marked on my calendar! Thanks for giving me such great characters.

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  • Erica Taylor-Reynolds
  • 01-05-19

Love It!

Love the lady hardcastle series and Elizabeth knowelden’s narration! This book didn’t disappoint.
Hoping for more entries!

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  • LinnyJ
  • 30-04-19

Utterly marvelous!!

I have not enjoyed an audio book this much in years. The reader is extraordinary. She brought Lady Hardcastle and her tiny servant, Flo, to vivid life with perfect voices for each of them. All the other characters we have grown to love had wonderful characterizations too. I have never heard anyone else do so many voices and accents. I am going to get all the others even though I have already read them. Miss Knowlton makes them come alive.

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  • 29-04-19

Another Winner

I listen to these stories over and over again. I really enjoy EK's beautiful voice. And she does an OUTSTANDING job of making all the characters come to life.

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  • Carolyn G. Manuel
  • 19-05-19

Arson and Murder

Lady Hardcastle and Florence Armstrong become involved with the Sufferage Movement while trying to prove the innocence of one of their members. A wonderful performance and story. Recommend.

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  • Leslye Sinn
  • 19-05-19

This series just keeps getting better!

As the series progresses, the humor has gotten sharper, the dialogue snappier, relationships deeper and the crimes more complex. I'm greatly enjoying watching the main characters blossom and relationships with friends and foes change. Still fun romps. but getting better with each book
I highly recommend this series.

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  • Mick
  • 17-05-19

Emily and Florence are at it again!

I'd been waiting for this book for a while and it was well worth the wait. The mystery was very intriguing and well laid out with enough turns to keep me guessing. Next to Death Around the Bend it's now a favorite in the series.