WorldCat Identities

Chesney, Marion

Overview
Works: 439 works in 2,249 publications in 1 language and 74,052 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marion Chesney
Hasty death by Marion Chesney( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Longing for a life of emancipation, Lady Rose Summer has abandoned the comforts of her parent's house to become self supporting. But life as a working woman isn't quite as liberating as Rose has imagined."--Publisher description
Sick of shadows by Marion Chesney( Book )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,852 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 )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,827 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 )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,755 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?
Lady Fortescue steps out by Marion Chesney( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 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
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,162 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
Deborah goes to Dover by Marion Chesney( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Pym has her matchmaking work cut out for her when, enroute to Dover, she meets Lady Deborah Western, a lovely lady who is determined to be a tomboy
Plain Jane by Marion Chesney( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Regency England
Rake's progress by Marion Chesney( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,138 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
Perfecting Fiona by Marion Chesney( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,125 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
The banishment by Marion Chesney( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,116 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?
Back in society by Marion Chesney( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,116 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
The intrigue by Marion Chesney( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 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
The taming of Annabelle by Marion Chesney( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golden-haired beauty Annabelle goes off to London for her debut and manages to scandalize Society
Yvonne goes to York by Marion Chesney( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,092 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
Mrs. Budley falls from grace by Marion Chesney( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,088 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
Marrying Harriet by Marion Chesney( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,082 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
The miser of Mayfair by Marion Chesney( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,080 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
Rainbird's revenge by Marion Chesney( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,078 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 )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,043 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
 
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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.

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

Tremaine, Jennie

Ward, Charlotte

Ward, Charlotte 1936-

Languages
English (399)

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Sick of shadowsSnobbery with violenceOur lady of painDeborah goes to DoverThe banishmentBack in societyThe intrigueYvonne goes to YorkThe homecoming