WorldCat Identities

Chesney, Marion

Overview
Works: 424 works in 1,785 publications in 2 languages and 71,906 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6053.H4535, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marion Chesney
Hasty death by Marion Chesney( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking her independence, Lady Rose Summer leaves her parents' home to join the working class, but when an acquaintance turns up dead, Captain Harry Cathcart and Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland Yard enlist her aid
Snobbery with violence by Marion Chesney( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposing a suitor's dishonorable intentions toward the daughter of a new client, Harry Cartwright is hired by a wealthy marquis to solve a house party murder, a case that is complicated by the host's desire to preserve discretion
Our lady of pain by Marion Chesney( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Rose Summer keeps getting involved in disreputable adventures and scandals. Even her engagement with detective Harry Cathcart is only a ploy to keep her parents from shipping her off to India. But Harry acquires a new client, the beautiful Dolores Duval, and Lady Rose throws a fit. The very next day Lady Rose is found standing over Dolores's dead body. Did Lady Rose do Dolores in?
Sick of shadows by Marion Chesney( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranging an engagement to the infuriating Captain Harry Cathcart in order to escape her extradition to India, Lady Rose Summer finds the agreement complicated by a friend's untimely demise, a murder Rose's intended helps her to investigate
Refining Felicity by Marion Chesney( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First adventure of professional chaperones Amy and Effy Tribble."
Animating Maria by Marion Chesney( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eccentric matchmakers Amy and Effy Tribble face their greatest challenge when they attempt to get the beautiful Maria Kendall married to an aristocratic gentleman, despite her hopelessly common and boorish parents
Back in society by Marion Chesney( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final volume in The Poor Relations series on an English hotel started by a group of aristocrats to help each other. The action centers on the newest guest, the widowed Lady Jane Fremney who is bankrupt and for whom a husband must be found. When Colonel Sandhurst and Lady Fortesque unite to find her one, the sparks of their own attraction are ignited. By the author of The School for Manners
Lady Fortescue steps out by Marion Chesney( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of other down-and-out aristocrats, Lady Fortescue and Colonel Sandhurst transform her decrepit Bond Street home into London's newest hotel, The Poor Relation
Colonel Sandhurst to the rescue by Marion Chesney( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Regency England, a comedy of errors featuring Frederica Gray, a rich heiress who has fled to the colonel's Poor Relations Hotel to avoid an arranged marriage
Perfecting Fiona by Marion Chesney( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinsters Amy and Effy Tribble take on another client at their school for manners, but it seems that Fiona Macleod needs very little tutoring
Rake's progress by Marion Chesney( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spearheaded by Rainbird the butler, the servants of the rakish and hedonistic Lord Guy Carlton set out to find the perfect woman to tame and reform their employer
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oddly assorted group met some time ago. All of them were poor relations, the genteel paupers of society, living on little more than dignity
Plain Jane by Marion Chesney( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Regency England
The banishment by Marion Chesney( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English lord gambles away his estate and the family is banished to a small cottage. The lord has six daughters and the eldest, Isabella, must court the new owner to restore the family to its proper position. But when the handsome Lord Fitzpatrick arrives Isabella faces a problem, love or duty?
Daphne by Marion Chesney( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful but vain, Daphne, Reverend Armitage's fourth daughter, finds herself heading into an engagement to a young man as conceited as herself
The homecoming by Marion Chesney( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Regency romance on the haughty Beverleys who have only one chance left to regain their ancestral home, marry Lizzie, their youngest sister to the manor's new owner, the Duke of Severnshire. But will Lizzie accept such a stuffy man? Sixth and last volume of The Daughters of Mannerling series
The intrigue by Marion Chesney( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this installment of the Beverly family saga and their obsession with regaining Mannerling, the family mansion gambled away by Sir Beverly, nineteen-year-old Jessica tries to gain the affection of the heir of Mannerling's present owner
Marrying Harriet by Marion Chesney( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effy and Amy Tribble take on the task of introducing Harriet Brown, the proper daughter of a Methodist minister, to Regency society, but their quest is frustrated by Lord Charles Marsham, a rakish gambler, who is perversely wooing their charge
Rainbird's revenge by Marion Chesney( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When spoiled Jenny Sutherland arrives for the season in London she soon is made to realize by the butler, Rainbird, that not everything and everyone revolves around her life
Mrs. Budley falls from grace by Marion Chesney( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza Budley, a beautiful widow whose husband gambled away a fortune, is advised to seek out a wealthy old widower, the Marquess of Peterhouse
 
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Snobbery with violence
Alternative Names

controlled identityBeaton, M. C.

controlled identityCrampton, Helen, 1936-

controlled identityFairfax, Ann, 1936-

controlled identityTremaine, Jennie

Beaton, M. C.

Beaton, M. C., pseud.

Chesney, Marion, 1936-

Chester, Sarah

Crampton, Helen

Fairfax, Ann

Gibbons, Marion

M.C. ビートン スコットランド生まれのアメリカ合衆国の推理作家

Marion Chesney britische Schriftstellerin

Marion Chesney Brits romanschrijfster

Marion Chesney écrivain britannique

Marion Chesney scrittrice britannica

Tremaine, Jennie

Ward, Charlotte

Ward, Charlotte 1936-

Languages
English (227)

German (2)

Covers
Snobbery with violenceOur lady of painSick of shadowsBack in societyThe banishmentThe homecomingThe intrigue