Damsel in Distress
Carola Dunn

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Narrated By: Mia Chiaromonte

Duration: 7 hours and 34 minutes

What to expect

In spring a young man's fancy will turn to love, and the Honorable Phillip Petrie is no exception. Daisy's chum is totally smitten with Miss Gloria Arbuckle, daughter of a millionaire Yank. But before the enthusiastic suitor can pop the question, his beloved is abducted. As a distraught Mr. Arbuckle begins assembling the ransom, Phillip enlists Daisy to help him recover his missing sweetheart.

Strictly forbidden to contact Scotland Yard, Daisy must resist the temptation to bring dashing Detective Inspector Alec Fletcher on to the case. But as she closes in on the abductors' rural hideaway, she begins to suspect that Gloria isn't the only fair damsel whose life hangs in the balance.

The fifth whodunit in Carola Dunn's stylish cozy mystery series set in 1923 England once again features British heiress and Town and County writer Daisy Dalrymple.


Crime and mystery: women sleuths, Crime and mystery fiction, Historical crime and mysteries, Crime and mystery: cosy mystery

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“Engaging…Dunn’s style gives an entertaining spark.”

Publishers Weekly

“Another charmer.”

Library Journal

“A combo of P. G. Wodehouse and Boys’ Own Adventures, laced with reminders of the all-pervasive class distinctions of the era. A dauntless Daisy and good-natured fun.”