Andrea Penrose is an American author who writes Regency-era historical fiction. She is best know as the author of the popular Wrexford & Sloane Mystery series. Penrose has won numerous awards for her writing, including two Daphne Du Maurier Awards for Historical Mystery and two Gold Leaf Awards.

Penrose attended Yale where she earned her MFA in Graphic Design at the Yale School of Art, concentrating in publication design. She also took many history classes during this time. She learned to love Regency England after reading Pride & Prejudice which ultimately lead to her writing career. She makes her home in Connecticut.

Publication Order of Lady Arianna Hadley Mystery Books

Sweet Revenge (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cocoa Conspiracy (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Recipe for Treason (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stolen Letters (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smoke & Lies (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Question of Numbers (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Tangle of Serpents (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wrexford & Sloane Books

Murder on Black Swan Lane (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Half Moon Gate (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Kensington Palace (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Queen's Landing (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Murder on Black Swan Lane is the first book in the Wrexford & Sloane Mystery series. The book introduces the Earl of Wrexford, a brilliant man who often takes part in reckless behavior. This leads to the local Reverend publicly condemning him for his debauchery and Wrexford can’t help but to use his wit to strike back. When the clergyman is found dead, Wrexford becomes the chief suspect. Meanwhile, Charlotte Sloane has been using her late husband’s nom de plume. A.J. Quill. Wrexford will need her to use Quill’s sources to help him and clear his name.

The Lady Arianna Hadley Mystery series begins with Sweet Revenge. The book sees Lady Arianna out for revenge which brings her back to London after spending time in the West Indies. She is determined to find the men responsible for her father’s death so she disguises herself as a man and takes work as a chef in one of London’s aristocratic households. The Prince Regent ends up poisoned by one of her desserts and goes to questions Arianna. However, they are both nearly killed which brings them together to try and solve the crime.

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