A Useful Woman
A Rosalind Thorne Mystery
The Rosalind Thorne Mysteries: Book #1
By Darcie Wilde
Narrated by Sarah Nichols / 10 hours 2 minutes
Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in nineteenth-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society—including who among them is capable of murder.
The daughter of a baronet and minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society’s most influential women, who rely on her wit and discretion.
So when artistocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in London’s most exclusive ballroom, Almack’s, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer from a list of suspects that includes Almack’s powerful patronesses and her former suitor Devon Winterbourne, now Lord Casselmain.
Torn between her old love and a growing attraction to a compelling Bow Street runner, Rosalind must unravel the mysteries surrounding Jasper’s death, and the mysteries of her own heart as well.