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Publication Order of A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery Books

A Very English Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death at the Dance (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Witness to Murder (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder in the Snow (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mystery by the Sea (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder at the Fair (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Lesson in Murder (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death on a Winter's Day (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Royal Murder (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The French for Murder (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Lady Eleanor Swift is a mystery series by Verity bright. The series’ main character, Lady Eleanor Swift, is a young age who has lived under the guardianship of her uncle Lord Henley after her parents passed away.

After the death of her uncle, Eleanor inherits his Manor and staff. She soon turns into a new sleuth in town after witnessing a series of murders and is determined to solve the death mysteries.

A Very English Murder
Eleanor Swift is back from her adventurous trips around the world and ready to possess Henley Hall, her family estate, after her uncle’s death. She has spent years going on adventures around the world and is lucky to have lived with no restrictions.

She gained unique experiences from different parts of the world during her adventures. She feels strange coming back to her old home after years and is now referred to as Lady Eleanor, and this isn’t what she expected. Many responsibilities await her, which means that her trips around the world have come to an end.

Eleanor is now the owner of the Manor and is in charge of the staff after the death of her uncle. Not familiar with anyone at the Manor, her immediate connection to her uncle’s dog, Gladstone, gives her company. She hasn’t met Henley for some years, and having this property makes her confused.

Her uncle, Lord Henley, was an unmarried man and her guardian after her parents disappeared. He sent her to boarding school and has never had the chance to know him so well. During her first night at Henley Hall, Eleanor decides to go for a walk accompanied by her uncle’s bulldog, Gladstone. Taking a walk around the Manor, she doesn’t notice the brewing storm until a heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning starts pouring.

While running for shelter at the edge of the quarry bordering her land, she can see a man through the window of a worker’s house, and minutes later, she hears a gunshot. She calls the police, who come the following day, and finds the gates heading to the quarry are closed, and no one can be seen. Not only has the killer disappeared, but the body is also nowhere to be found. There is also no blood or sign of struggle at the murder scene. Eleanor is so frustrated after being ignored by the police and prepares a list of possible suspects with a plan of investigating them on her own.

After all, who will believe her when there is no evidence? It marks a Beginning of an in-depth and fearless investigation after the police declare that they can’t find a body meaning no murder took place. She is joined by Clifford and some household members while trying to solve the murder mystery and prove to the police that she is right.

Will she uncover the murder mystery?

This cozy mystery is set in 1920, where Eleanor is an independent modern young lady and a great investigator. It’s a great introduction to the series with a light, humorous touch. Lady Eleanor’s witty dialogue will have you laughing out loud most of the time.

A Very English Murder is a mystery with a dash of wit and sprinkles of entertainment banter. The illustrations are catchy and give the reader a glamorous feel to the historical mystery. Eleanor is a likable, sweet, and aggressive character making the novel more charming. The author gives some intriguing snippets about her parents and uncle’s lives and death in the course of the story.

Death at the Dance
The second in the series, Lady Eleanor and her butler Clifford are conducting a private investigation to solve a murder mystery. This time around, they aim to solve the case after the police have Eleanor’s crush Lancelot as the suspect.

Lady Eleanor is an amateur detective and took a break from crime investigations since she has other bigger problems. She is expected to attend the masked ball at the Manor and feels that she has nothing to wear. Her new lover, Lance Langham, is hosting, so she has to look good.

She is surrounded by many painted faces at the party and struggles to look for someone familiar. She later follows someone with a pair of familiar long legs up the stairs, hoping it’s Lance.

Unfortunately, she opens the door to an awful scene as lance is over Colonel Puddifoot’s dead body and holding a silver candlestick, and the family’s safe lies open and empty. Some minutes later, the police arrive and arrest Lance and charge him with murder, burglaries, and theft. Eleanor is also informed that she is a suspect since she was found at the scene.

Eleanor is so sure that the love of her life isn’t capable of such crime and needs to help clear his name. Lance’s information about his friends convinces Eleanor that answers are near her. With the help of her sidekick and bulldog, Gladstone, she starts investigating friends who are a group ever drinking and partying and have some mischief.

Lance’s parents admit that they had set the jewels deliberately to be stolen to claim from the insurance since they were facing some financial strain. So many questions arise, and Eleanor wonders whether Lance stole the diamonds as a plan to help his parents. Might the culprit be one of Lance’s friends?

While everything they found out showed Lance’s innocence, Eleanor and Clifford are sure they will get answers. She wants to leave no stones unturned, especially when there is a possibility of more than one suspect. As the group gets caught in situations that look more like murder, Eleanor works faster to clear her lover’s name and avoid becoming a murder witness again.

Will they discover the culprit before the clock stops ticking? Might Eleanor be getting herself in danger again? Lady Eleanor is one of the delightful heroines any reader can come across. The novel is a light read for someone looking for a refreshing and cheerful read.

The character personalities shine throughout the novel showing both sides. The book has a well-established premise that will keep the readers involved.

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