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  • Rosemary Stevens books
  • A Time of Scandal: Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau
    Views : 371
    Pages : 408

    by: Rosemary Stevens

    Publisher: pJohns Hopkins University Press

    Book Description

    A reconsideration of one of the most notorious scandals of the Warren Harding presidency.

    Charles R. Forbes (1877-1952), the first director of the U.S. Veterans Bureau, appears in the popular conception of the early 1920s as "a dashing playboy who embezzled approximately $200 million selling hospital supplies, took kickbacks from cont ... more

    Publish on

    2016-11-04

    ISBN-10: 1421421305

    ISBN-13: 9781421421308

    Language: English

  • The Bloodied Cravat (Beau Brummell Mysteries)
    Views : 364
    Pages : 304

    by: Rosemary Stevens

    Publisher: pBerkley Hardcover

    Book Description

    A third Regency adventure for George “Beau” Brummell, a legend of the early 19th century (Life on a Silver Tray, not reviewed, etc.). This time, Beau is a houseguest at Oatlands, country home of his adored Frederica, wife of the chronically unfaithful Duke of York. Beau is anxiously awaiting the arrival of his valet Robinson, who is b ... more

    Publish on

    2002-05-07

    ISBN-10: 0425185397

    ISBN-13: 9780425185391

    Language: English

  • Murder in the Pleasure Gardens (Beau Brummell Mysteries)
    Views : 13
    Pages : 256

    by: Rosemary Stevens

    Publisher: pBerkley Hardcover

    Book Description

    The fourth puzzle for real-life dandy Beau Brummel—clever, compassionate friend to the Prince of Wales in Regency England (The Bloodied Cravat, 2002, etc.)—begins in Watier’s, the London gambling club he owns. When young Lieutenant Nevill lost a fortune at play, the generous Brummel forgave the debt. Now Nevill’s in even hotter wa ... more

    Publish on

    2003-05-06

    ISBN-10: 042519051X

    ISBN-13: 9780425190517

    Language: English