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Author Christie, Pamela.

Title Death and the Cyprian society / Pamela Christie. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York : Kensington Books, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Arabella beaumont mystery series ; Book 3
Arabella beaumont mystery series ; bk. 3.
Summary Arabella Beaumont, courtesan, adventuress, and sleuth, romps her way through Regency London into a dangerous affair of blackmail. . .Arabella Beaumont is the fortunate possessor of one of England's most celebrated bodies with a formidable business brain to match. Her latest venture: transforming a London hotel into a social club for courtesans. To afford the lavish renovations, Arabella needs her featherbrained friend Constance Worthington to repay the fortune she owes her. And now that Constance has a wealthy protector, Pigeon Pollard, she's finally good for the cash.Alas, the imprudent Constance has also been dallying with Lady Ribbonhat's footman, and a mysterious blackmailer is threatening to tell all. If Constance pays up, there will be no money left for Arabella's renovations;if she doesn't, the cuckolded Pigeon is bound to leave her penniless. But as the case escalates rapidly from extortion to murder, Arabella's life, as well as her fortune, hangs precariously in the balance. . .Praise For Death And The Courtesan"Saucy. . .the effervescent and free-thinking Arabella is a delightful heroine."The Bellingham Herald" Historical mystery readers fond of arch and ribald takes on the genre will best appreciate Christie's debut." Publishers Weekly.
Subject Courtesans -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
ISBN 9780758286451 electronic bk.
0758286457 electronic bk.
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