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Chesney, Marion

Overview
Works: 434 works in 2,680 publications in 1 language and 74,211 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marion Chesney
Hasty death by Marion Chesney( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,897 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 )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,865 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
Sick of shadows by Marion Chesney( Book )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,861 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
Our lady of pain by Marion Chesney( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,769 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?"--BOOK JACKET
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 1,302 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 )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,251 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?
Colonel Sandhurst to the rescue by Marion Chesney( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 1,238 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
The miser of Mayfair by Marion Chesney( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the staff of a reputedly unlucky house, in London's Mayfair district, and describes the new tenants, a dissolute Scot and his beautiful ward, who take the town by storm
The intrigue by Marion Chesney( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,214 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
Yvonne goes to York by Marion Chesney( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting off for York in search of adventure--and leaving painful memories of her unrequited love for George Clarence behind her--Miss Hannah Pym decides to try to find a match for Yvonne Grenier, a charming, young Frenchwoman
Back in society by Marion Chesney( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 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 )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,169 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
Rainbird's revenge by Marion Chesney( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,167 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
The homecoming by Marion Chesney( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,159 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
Penelope goes to Portsmouth by Marion Chesney( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certain that practical-minded Penelope Wilkins, the daughter of a rich merchant, would be the perfect mate for handsome but carefree Lord Augustus, Miss Pym uses her skills to bridge the gap between their personality differences
Enlightening Delilah by Marion Chesney( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sir Charles Digby, on whom Delilah Wraxall had a schoolgirl crush, returns from war, Delilah is determined to prove she's no longer interested by pursuing London's most unsuitable bachelor
The wicked godmother by Marion Chesney( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harriet Metcalf is appointed guardian of Sir Benjamin Hayner's twin daughters, malicious rumors spread about her relationship with her late neighbor
Beatrice goes to Brighton by Marion Chesney( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-aged spinster and former housekeeper Hannah Pym sets off for Brighton, accompanied by Lady Beatrice Marsham, who, widowed by the death of her rakish husband, is fleeing a second undesirable marriage arranged by her parents
Refining Felicity by Marion Chesney( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First adventure of professional chaperones Amy and Effy Tribble."
 
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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.

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 escritora británica

Marion Chesney scrittrice britannica

Marion Chesney Suurbritannia kirjanik

Tremaine, Jennie

Ward, Charlotte

Ward, Charlotte 1936-

Марион Гибсон

Languages
English (426)

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Snobbery with violenceSick of shadowsOur lady of painThe banishmentThe intrigueYvonne goes to YorkBack in societyThe homecoming