The Ambitious Stepmother

Third in Fidelis Morgan’s hugely entertaining series featuring Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew, a pair of Restoration detectives dubbed Cagney and Lacey in corsets. The investigation involves unravelling plots against three kings and negotiating the culinary eccentricities of the Court of Versailles More

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About Fidelis Morgan

Anglo-Irish actress, director and writer, Fidelis Morgan’s TV appearances include Jeeves and Wooster, As Time Goes By and the film A Little Chaos. She recently played Agnes Carpenter in Goodbye to Love. Her plays Pamela and Hangover Square won her a Most Promising Playwriting nomination. She has written 20 books, including the ground-breaking The Female Wits, biographies of charismatic women from the 17th and 18th centuries and 6 novels, including the historical mystery series featuring The Countess Ashby dela Zouche. Her last novel was The Murder Quadrille. She was the 2014 Granada Artist-in-Residence at the University of California.

About the Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew
1699 The Countess & Alpiew work for a scandal rag, but have a tendency to being the right place to get implicated in murder

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