WorldCat Identities

Chesney, Marion

Overview
Works: 450 works in 1,468 publications in 1 language and 73,391 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery stories  Love stories  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PR6053.H4535, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marion Chesney
Hasty death by Marion Chesney ( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,061 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
Sick of shadows by Marion Chesney ( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 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
Snobbery with violence by Marion Chesney ( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,919 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 )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lady Rose Summer, the wayward Edwardian debutante who keeps getting mixed up in disreputable adventures, would swear she is not a jealous woman. After all, she knows her engagement to private detective Captain Harry Cathcart is only a ploy to keep her parents from shipping her off to India to find a husband. But then Harry's latest client, Dolores Duval - a vision of curves with a seductive French accent - starts appearing everywhere at his side. And that changes everything." "In a fit of rage, Rose threatens Dolores, only to be found the very next day standing over her dead body. The newspapers rush to convict her, but can Harry and Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland Yard clear Rose's name and put the real murderer behind bars?"--Jacket
Refining Felicity by Marion Chesney ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"First adventure of professional chaperones Amy and Effy Tribble."
Penelope goes to Portsmouth by Marion Chesney ( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Hannah Pym is off to Portsmouth in the company of Miss Penelope Wilkins. Miss Pym quickly realises that Penelope needs someone to enliven her sheltered life, someone perhaps like their handsome travelling companion, Lord Augustus Railton
Lady Fortescue steps out by Marion Chesney ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 1,130 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
Emily goes to Exeter by Marion Chesney ( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her employer dies, leaving her a tidy legacy, middle-aged spinster and housekeeper Miss Hannah Sym takes to the roads of Regency England, searching for adventure and earning a reputation as "The Travelling Matchmaker."
Back in society by Marion Chesney ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 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
Colonel Sandhurst to the rescue by Marion Chesney ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 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. Fifth volume in the series
Perfecting Fiona by Marion Chesney ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,109 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,104 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
The homecoming by Marion Chesney ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,104 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 )
13 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 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
Animating Maria by Marion Chesney ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,092 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
The banishment by Marion Chesney ( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 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?
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,086 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 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel of Regency England
Marrying Harriet by Marion Chesney ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphne by Marion Chesney ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,071 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Beaton, M. C.

controlled identity Crampton, Helen, 1936-

controlled identity Fairfax, Ann, 1936-

controlled identity Tremaine, Jennie

Beaton, M. C.
Beaton, M.C. 1936- Pseudonym
Chesney, Marion.
Chesney, Marion, 1936-
Chester, Sarah.
Crampton, Helen.
Crampton, Helen, 1936-
Fairfax, Ann.
Fairfax, Ann, 1936-
Gibbons, Marion.
McChesney, Marion.
Tremaine, Jennie.
Tremaine, Jennie, 1936-
Ward, Charlotte.
Ward, Charlotte, 1936-
γƒ“γƒΌγƒˆγƒ³, M. C.
Languages
English (215)
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