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A Victorian mystery series about "a natural historian with a specialty in lepidoptery which makes her a butterfly hunter and world traveler who is always up for adventure."
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Book 1
A Curious Beginning
Deanna Raybourn - 2016-07-12 (first published in 2015)
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Embark on a thrilling journey in London, 1887 with orphaned Veronica Speedwell, a strong and independent woman, who seeks scientific inquiry and has a penchant for romantic dalliances. After thwarting an abduction attempt, Veronica teams up with a reclusive natural historian to uncover a villainous truth that leads them on the run from an elusive assailant. Discover a world filled with mystery, adventure, and intrigue in this historical fiction novel.
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Book 2
A Perilous Undertaking
Deanna Raybourn - 2017-01-10
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A daring Victorian adventuress takes on the impossible task of saving a society art patron from execution for the brutal murder of his mistress. With the help of her colleague, Veronica Speedwell uncovers secrets and delves into the investigation, taking them from a Bohemian artists' colony to a royal palace and a subterranean grotto with a decadent history. This perilous journey is full of twists and turns that will leave readers on the edge of their seats.
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Book 3
A Treacherous Curse
Deanna Raybourn - 2018-01-16
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Embark on a thrilling mystery with Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell and her enigmatic colleague as they investigate the disappearance of a precious Egyptian artifact and uncover dangerous conspiracies from the past. With a curse looming and enemies emerging, Veronica must use her wit and bravery to solve the case before it's too late.
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Book 4
A Dangerous Collaboration
Deanna Raybourn - 2019-03-12
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Embark on a thrilling Victorian adventure with Veronica Speedwell and her colleague Stoker, as they unravel the secrets of Lord Malcolm Romilly's haunted estate. As guests begin to disappear and mysterious threats arise, Veronica and Stoker race to uncover the truth behind Rosamund's disappearance and unravel the multiple mysteries surrounding the Romilly estate. Will they be able to solve the case before it's too late? Find out in this captivating novel.
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Book 5
A Murderous Relation
Deanna Raybourn - 2020-03-10
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Murder and scandal threaten the monarchy in this Victorian-era mystery novel. Veronica Speedwell and her colleague Stoker are asked to retrieve an expensive gift linked to a royal visitor at an exclusive private club. As they go undercover at a high-class brothel, they uncover dangerous secrets and try to avoid becoming the next victims of Jack the Ripper. Get swept up in the intrigue and danger of this thrilling tale.
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Book 6
An Unexpected Peril
Deanna Raybourn - 2021-03-02
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This thrilling adventure by Deanna Raybourn follows Veronica Speedwell, a brilliant and skilled member of an elite society of women in January 1889. When evidence points to a murder instead of a climbing accident, Veronica and her beau Stoker discover the patron of their exhibit, Princess Gisela, is in danger. With Europe on the brink of war, Veronica reluctantly agrees to pose as the princess to maintain the peace treaty. But as they navigate assassination attempts and unwelcome advances, they must also confront Veronica's complicated past with her own royal family. An Unexpected Peril is a must-read for fans of historical fiction and thrillers.
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Book 7
An Impossible Impostor
Deanna Raybourn - 2022-02-15
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A mysterious man claims to be the long-lost heir to a noble family in 1889 London. Summoned by Special Branch, Veronica Speedwell and her beau Stoker must investigate whether he's an impostor or the real deal. But things take a surprising turn when Veronica comes face-to-face with a ghost from her past. Will they be able to uncover the truth and protect the family's valuable jewels? Find out in this thrilling adventure by acclaimed author Deanna Raybourn.
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Book 8
A Sinister Revenge
Deanna Raybourn - 2023-03-07
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A Sinister Revenge is a thrilling mystery novel by Deanna Raybourn. Veronica must use her detective skills to stop a ruthless killer who's targeting her old group of friends, the Seven Sinners. With Stoker by her side, they investigate the sinister past of the group and uncover shocking secrets. The story is full of suspense and unexpected twists, making it a must-read for mystery lovers.