Priceless artwork has gone missing from the home of a wealthy baronet, and his wife stands to take the blame. When Kat's employer asks for help in clearing her friend's name, Kat trades her kitchen for the homes of Mayfair's wealthiest families. Soon antiques are disappearing not only from the extravagant households of connoisseurs and collectors, but from the illustrious British Museum. As the thefts increase in frequency, Kat calls upon her friend Daniel McAdam, who has already set himself up in a pawnshop on the Strand as a seedy receiver of stolen goods. When a man is murdered in the shop, Kat must use all of her wits to see that the thieves are caught and justice is done....
|Title||:||Scandal Above Stairs|
|Number of Pages||:||309 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Scandal Above Stairs Reviews
I was really looking forward to this one and I'm disappointed...
While the first book was a novelty, this one is a repeat.
I was expecting something much more exciting, but got a lot of mouthwatering recepies.
I also wanted to know more about Daniel, but apart from "I'll tell you everything, but not just now" we don't get anything...
This could be defined as a historical cozy mistery...
Let's hope the next is much more exiting!
Scandal Above Stairs was just as fun as the first one though I must say I could have used more banter between Kat and Daniel!
Things below stairs is in a bit of a state as they are understaffed and it seems that Kat, the cook and Mr. Davis the Butler are trying to make up for the fact they have no housekeeper. This means they have to try and manage the downstairs and Kat is also in need of an assistant cook. Even with all of these she still manages to keep things flowing pretty good. Then Lady Cy ...more
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In the second installment cook and hobby sleuth Kat Holloway is intrigued by a series of burglaries in noble houses where antiquities have been stolen. At her side again her merry band of sidekicks. I love every single one of them. They are colorful, unique and a little eccentric.
In Scandal Above Stairs we are being introduced to a new character, Tess, who fits well into Kat's group of friends. Although Tess was a little prickly in the beginning I enjoyed the developing ...more
Just as charming as its predecessor, Scandal Above Stairs continues the adventures of resourceful and level-headed Kat Holloway and her merry band of friends and acquaintances.
In this installment, Kat is tasked with solving the mystery of who’s been stealing artwork and various fancies from some of Mayfair’s most well-known residents. Still working as a cook in the Rankin kitchen, circumstances have changed since Mrs. Rankin passed away. Mr. Rankin has left in order to process his wife’s death, ...more
Intrepid Victorian cook Kat Holloway is drawn into a second investigation; this time occurring among the aristocracy "above stairs." The young woman of the house where Kat works, Lady Cynthia, is very concerned about a close friend. Valuable paintings have gone missing in the friend's house, and her husband is blaming her for it. The friend has a gambling problem, and the husband thinks she has sold them to cover the debts. Lady Cynthia wants Kat to help clear her. While visiting the friend's ho ...more
I've enjoyed the variety of genres Jennifer Ashley writes in, but I'm REALLY digging her historical mysteries right now. I mean, we're being given a badass Victorian cook who not only slays in the kitchen, but also solves crime with her cadre of loyal friends. I SERIOUSLY love that.
To begin my swoony love affair, we have Kat. She can cook. She can run a kitchen with military precision. She's smart and confident enough in herself enough to look deeper into something fishy that other people might ...more
Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley was an engrossing read for me. I enjoyed every minute and read in an afternoon. Ms. Ashley writes a plot that is both engaging and emotional as we learn more about Daniel in this one. I absolutely adore Lady Cynthia and Elgin Thanos. Tess, Mrs. Holloways's new assistant, is a tough, street smart young girl that had me smiling at times as she learns the ropes of being in a "hoity toity" house's kitchen. I still find it incredible that Mrs. Holloway can run ...more
I adored Kat Halloway in the first 1.5 books of this series and have been looking forward to more of her adventures all summer. Scandal Above Stairs picks up shortly where the previous book ends. Kat is thrown into an art theft investigation, which leads to other mysteries. There seems to be nothing Kat can't do; and I love all her sleuthing abilities in addition to her delicious meals.
"I am a cook, not a police detective."
While many familiar faces have returned, there is the introduction of ...more