So muses Jane Austen as she stands in the buffeting wind of Southamptons quay beside her brother Frank on a raw February morning. The character of Jane is a bit too action-oriented to be plausible, but the book is still enjoyable.
So muses Jane Austen as she stands in the buffeting wind of Southamptons quay beside her brother Frank on a raw February morning. Frank, a post captain in the Royal Navy, is without a ship to command, and his best prospect is the Stella Maris, a fast frigate captained by his old friend Tom Seagrave. Lucky Tom so dubbed for his habit of besting enemy ships is presently in disgrace, charged with violating the Artic. 3 people found this helpful.
This is my sixth selection in the Being a Jane Austen Mystery Reading Challenge 2011. You can still join the reading challenge in progress until July 1, 2011. Author Stephanie Barron has generously offered a signed hardcover copy of Jane and the Prisoner of the Wool House to one lucky winner.
Being the Sixth Jane Austen Mystery. This book is dedicated with love to my uncle, Charles Cornelius Sibre, A Heart of Oak.
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Start by marking Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House (Jane Austen Mysteries, as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Both Frank and Jane feel Seagrave is innocent and set out to discover the true killer. A prisoner from the seized ship held at the Wool House goal in Southampton may have the evidence to save his life. Although I thought I was getting tired of this series when I started this book and had to set it aside for a while, I did manage to get back into it later and enjoyed it. I'm not sure what was turning me off in the beginning, perhaps it was the court martial thing.
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Extravagant praise for Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House The narrative is true both to what’s known about . Stephanie Barron does an excellent job of creating Jane Austen’s worl.A chilling mystery with a solution that will leave you spellbound.
Extravagant praise for Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House The narrative is true both to what’s known about Jane’s activities at the time and to her own private journalistic voice. Jane and the StiUroom Maid has a marvelous cast of characters. The dialogue is lively and sharp an. s. Barron beautifully depicts the English estates and countryside. Extraordinary praise for.
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