At the Villa Rose by A.E.W. Mason (Free Audio Book)
At the Villa Rose by A.E.W. Mason – A free audiobook
Narrated by Nicholas Clifford
At the Villa Rose is a classic murder mystery tale that will surely have fans of this genre clamoring for more with every turn of the page. A.E.W. Mason’s story starts with young Harry Wethermill. Mr. Wethermill is a young and highly talented scientist and a graduate of Oxford and Munich. He has made a career and a substantial amount of fortune from his inventions. During a vacation in Aix-les-Bains, his path crosses with the beautiful Celia Harland whom he completely falls in love with. Celia Harland is a companion of the old but kind hearted Madam Dauvray of Paris, with them is a retired financier, Julius Ricardo from London who always stays at Aix-les-Bains every August looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the London city life.
A relaxing vacation turns into a nightmare however as Madame Dauvray is found brutally murdered. Harry Wethermill is soon shocked to find that his beloved Celia is under suspicion. It does not help that Celia has also disappeared with no trace of where she has gone to. With no one to turn to, Wethermill asks Ricardo for help which he obliged. Ricardo calls his friend Inspector Hanaud, a renowned detective of the Paris Surete, to help with the case. Can Inspector Hanaud help close this case and get to the bottom of the truth and is Wethermill ready for whatever the future has in store for him?
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Book versions to buy from Amazon:
Paperback – October 4, 2013
Hardcover – August 18, 2008
Audio CD – January 28, 2013