Ashley Gardner

Biography

Ashley Gardner is a pseudonym for NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ashley, who also writes under a third name, Allyson James. She has written and published more than thirty novels and a dozen novellas in various genres, most prominently mystery and romance. Ashley Gardner was awarded the RT BookReviews reveiwers choice award for Best Historical Mystery for The Sudbury School Murders. See her website (http://www.gardnermysteries.com) for more information on her Regency mystery series and works to come.

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Books

A Disappearance in Drury Lane ( Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, #8)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
1818. As Captain Gabriel Lacey prepares for his upcoming wedding, his former neighbor, Marianne Simmons, comes to him about an actress friend who’s gone missing. Lacey agrees to help look for the actress, little realizing the search will pit him against men who think nothing of abduction, assault, or sending incendiary devices to the innocent. A full-length novel.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
September 1817: Captain Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey's visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple task--but one that lands Lacey squarely in international theft and murder.
The Gentleman's Walking Stick (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two short stories of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries series. 1. The Gentleman's Walking Stick; 2. The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald. In each, Captain Lacey unravels crimes on the back streets of Regency London. These stories inspired the launch of the Captain Lacey series of novels.
A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #6)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
June, 1817 When Captain Lacey's latest investigation (the disappearance of "game girls" from Covent Garden) puts his own daughter in danger, Lacey's crusade turns personal. He will do anything, and call in any favor from anyone, in order to protect his Gabriella, the daughter he's not seen in fifteen years. Book 6 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.
A Body in Berkeley Square (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #5)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Bow Street Runner summons Captain Gabriel Lacey to a Berkeley Square ballroom where a young dandy was stabbed to death during a society ball. The prime suspect: Lacey's former commander, Colonel Brandon. Lacey's race to prove Brandon's innocence uncovers dark secrets that go back to the Peninsular Wars and involve the origins of Lacey's and Brandon's own private battle.
The Necklace Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #4.5)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
London 1817. Captain Lacey agrees to track down the missing necklace of a society matron and prove the innocence of her maid, who has been arrested for its theft. He recruits Lady Breckenridge to infiltrate the matron's household, and finds himself competing with the underworld criminal, James Denis, for the necklace's retrieval. This is a ten-chapter (25,000 word) novella.
The Sudbury School Murders (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #4)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
In 1817, Captain Lacey takes a post as a secretary at the Sudbury School in Berkshire. He soon finds that the headmaster expects him to discover the source of disturbing pranks that have kept the school in an uproar. The problems intensify when a stableman turns up dead in a lock of the nearby canal. A Romany is arrested for the murder, and Lacey is the only person who believes him innocent.
The Glass House (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #3)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
On a January night in 1817, former cavalry officer Captain Gabriel Lacey is summoned to the banks of the Thames to identify a body. When Lacey looks down at the pretty young woman, cut down too soon, he vows to find her murderer. His search takes him from the seamy streets of the East End, to gatherings of the London ton in Mayfair, to the chambers of respectable Middle Temple barristers.
A Regimental Murder (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #2)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
London 1816 After rescuing a lovely woman from an attempted robbery, Captain Lacey discovers that she's the widow of a colonel who had been accused of murdering an English officer during the recent war. Lydia declares that her husband was innocent and that she knows the true culprits' identities. Intrigued, Lacey begins to investigate, and soon finds himself mired in scandals past and present.
The Hanover Square Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #1)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,740. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
London, 1816 Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, his career ignominiously over. He stumbles onto the case of a kidnapping, the accused a prominent MP. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. At the same time, Lacey must face the everyday troubles of his own life.

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