WorldCat Identities

Chesney, Marion

Overview
Works: 508 works in 2,783 publications in 1 language and 73,353 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 )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,871 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 )

30 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 )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,749 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?
Snobbery with violence by Marion Chesney( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,575 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
Miss Tonks turns to crime by Marion Chesney( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 1,305 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 )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,236 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 banishment by Marion Chesney( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,223 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 )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 1,215 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 intrigue by Marion Chesney( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,180 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
Rainbird's revenge by Marion Chesney( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,169 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 folly by Marion Chesney( Book )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Beverley family obsession to regain Mannerling, Rachel sets out to woo the "latest eligible bachelor-in-residence, handsome widower Charles Backwood."--Jacket
Lady Fortescue steps out by Marion Chesney( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,138 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
Back in society by Marion Chesney( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,138 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
Yvonne goes to York by Marion Chesney( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,133 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
The wicked godmother by Marion Chesney( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,126 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
Refining Felicity by Marion Chesney( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 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
Penelope goes to Portsmouth by Marion Chesney( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 941 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
Diana the huntress by Marion Chesney( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana Armitage meets Lord Charles Dantry while hunting and learns that there is another kind of chase that is infinitely more exciting
 
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Sick of shadowsOur lady of painSnobbery with violenceThe banishmentThe intrigueThe follyBack in societyYvonne goes to YorkPenelope goes to Portsmouth
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 (389)