Ask Me No Questions (A Lady Dunbridge Mystery #1)
"Witty, racy, and full of gorgeous period detail, Ask Me No Questions is the perfect book for all of us who miss Downtown Abbey." --Tasha Alexander, NewYork Times bestselling authorMurder and scandals abound in Noble's fresh look at the dazzling world of 1907 Manhattan, from the decadence of high society balls to the underbelly of Belmont horse racing, with an amateur sleuth as scandalous and sparkling as Old New York itself.

Ask Me No Questions (A Lady Dunbridge Mystery #1) Details

TitleAsk Me No Questions (A Lady Dunbridge Mystery #1)
Author
ReleaseOct 16th, 2018
PublisherForge
ISBN-139780765398710
Rating
GenreMystery, Historical Mystery, Historical, Historical Fiction, Adult

Ask Me No Questions (A Lady Dunbridge Mystery #1) Review

  • Chanel Cleeton
    January 1, 1970
    Brimming with wit and rich historical detail, this atmospheric and charming mystery transports readers to the lively Manhattan social scene at the start of the twentieth century. Fans of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries will fall in love with the intrepid Lady Dunbridge as she puts her crime-solving skills to the test with ingenuity and panache.
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  • Linda Zagon
    January 1, 1970
    Lindas Book Obsession Reviews “Ask Me No Questions” “A Lady Dunbridge Mystery” by Shelley NobleShelley Noble, Author of “Ask Me no Questions”, ” A Lady Dunbridge Mystery” has written a witty, intriguing. entertaining, and suspenseful novel. The Genres for this Novel are Mystery, Fiction and Historical Fiction. The time line for this novel is the turn of the twentieth century. The author describes her quirky and colorful characters as complex, complicated and suspect.Lady Philomena Dunbridge (Phi Lindas Book Obsession Reviews “Ask Me No Questions” “A Lady Dunbridge Mystery” by Shelley NobleShelley Noble, Author of “Ask Me no Questions”, ” A Lady Dunbridge Mystery” has written a witty, intriguing. entertaining, and suspenseful novel. The Genres for this Novel are Mystery, Fiction and Historical Fiction. The time line for this novel is the turn of the twentieth century. The author describes her quirky and colorful characters as complex, complicated and suspect.Lady Philomena Dunbridge (Phil) arrives in the United States as a widow who has been mourning and grieving for her deceased husband for two years in England. Phil is with her loyal butler Preswick, and her newly hired maid Lily. They are headed to visit with Bev Reynolds, an old friend.Hearing gunshots coming from Bev’s husband’s car, Phil and Bev run to find Bev’s husband shot and bleeding in his mistress’s areas. There is no driver in the car. Phil guides Bev away, and soon a detective comes to question them. Bev as well as the mistress seen to be suspects.Phil feels it is her obligation to play detective and find who did this. Bev’s husband Reggie Reynolds, owed everyone money. He has a stable of horses, and one that everyone was counting on running and making a fortune. It looks like there is corruption within the law. Reggie Reynolds had some very suspect friends, and very angry friends. Even Bev’s father has been angry with him.There are twists and turns, and highs and lows, There are characters who are loyal, and some have betrayed Bev. Who can be trusted? I would recommend this captivating and entertaining novel for those readers who love a great mystery. I received an ARC from NetGalley for my honest review.
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  • Sharlene
    January 1, 1970
    From New York Times bestselling author Shelley Noble, Ask Me No Questions is the first in the Lady Dunbridge Mystery series featuring a widow turned sleuth in turn-of-the-twentieth century New York City.An enjoyable mystery novel with a fun set of characters. Looking forward to the next one in the series. I found it to a very enjoyable read.
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  • Anna Lee Huber
    January 1, 1970
    Noble introduces her formidable sleuth, Lady Dunbridge, with a bang, quite literally, when the philandering, horse-mad husband of her American friend is shot in broad daylight. Her ladyship is quickly forced to take matters into her own hands, lest her friend be arrested for murder. This first book in a new series is deftly plotted, well-researched, sharp with wit, and teases at the possibility of future romance. Highly intriguing and entertaining.
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  • Fred
    January 1, 1970
    Ask Me No Questions is the first book in the A Lady Dunbridge Mystery series.Lady Philomena Dunbridge has just finished a suitable period of mourning for her husband an article in the newspaper refers to her as Lady Dowager. At twenty-six years old, she feels that she is too young to be called a dowager. Philomena(Phil) decides that she will head for America and start a new life. She writes Bev Reynolds, they had attended the same finishing school, asking if she could stay with the Reynolds unti Ask Me No Questions is the first book in the A Lady Dunbridge Mystery series.Lady Philomena Dunbridge has just finished a suitable period of mourning for her husband an article in the newspaper refers to her as Lady Dowager. At twenty-six years old, she feels that she is too young to be called a dowager. Philomena(Phil) decides that she will head for America and start a new life. She writes Bev Reynolds, they had attended the same finishing school, asking if she could stay with the Reynolds until she could get settled in. Once the ship docks and the passengers are descending the gangway, spots Bev in the crowd and they wave to each and then starts to run away. Phil follows her to a car and in the car is Reggie Reynolds dead from a gunshot and a female who later identified as his mistress, Mimi LaPonte. Quite naturally Bev becomes the #1 person of interest in the death of her husband.Phil, along with her lady’s maid, Lily, and her butler, Preswick, set out to identify who the murderer is. Phil soon learns that Reggie has two very expensive hobbies, gambling, and his horse racing stable. Also, he has gotten money from his father-in-law for a manuscript that no one knows about. She soon discovers that some of the most powerful members of society may have wanted him dead. Also, some of these same members of society are also involved with Reggie in his horse breeding and racing. The book concludes with a very exciting showdown at the race track I thought this was a well-told and plotted story with an interesting cast of characters. I’m looking forward to more of the “stiff upper lip” Preswick, Phil’s wonderful butler. Also, I am hoping to learn more about Lily’s backstory. I thought she was quite an interesting young lady.I’m eagerly awaiting the next book in this enjoyable new series.
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  • Caitlin Gemmell
    January 1, 1970
    This was a fun mystery with a charming and likable protagonist. I was reminded of the Miss Fisher murder mysteries mixed with Elizabeth Peter’s books about archaeologist and sleuth, Amelia Peabody. Lady Dunbridge travels to New York City to escape a potential scandal and to be free of her father. The moment she arrives, chaos ensues. Her friend’s husband is shot, his mistress disappears, and Lady Dunbridge has no choice but to solve the mystery before her friend’s reputation is tarnished. This w This was a fun mystery with a charming and likable protagonist. I was reminded of the Miss Fisher murder mysteries mixed with Elizabeth Peter’s books about archaeologist and sleuth, Amelia Peabody. Lady Dunbridge travels to New York City to escape a potential scandal and to be free of her father. The moment she arrives, chaos ensues. Her friend’s husband is shot, his mistress disappears, and Lady Dunbridge has no choice but to solve the mystery before her friend’s reputation is tarnished. This was a fun, quick read. I highly recommend it to those who enjoy a courageous female protagonist, mystery, and rich historical details. 4 ⭐️
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  • Randee Green
    January 1, 1970
    ASK ME NO QUESTIONS by Shelley Noble is the first novel in the Lady Dunbridge Mystery Series, and it is due out October 16th 2018 by Forge Books.Lady Philomena “Phil” Dunbridge is just out of mourning for her not-so-dearly departed husband, and she is ready for a fresh start in New York. Phil has just barely stepped off the ocean liner when her friend’s husband is shot to death while waiting to give them a ride. Phil’s friend, Beverly, quickly becomes the police’s number one suspect. And it does ASK ME NO QUESTIONS by Shelley Noble is the first novel in the Lady Dunbridge Mystery Series, and it is due out October 16th 2018 by Forge Books.Lady Philomena “Phil” Dunbridge is just out of mourning for her not-so-dearly departed husband, and she is ready for a fresh start in New York. Phil has just barely stepped off the ocean liner when her friend’s husband is shot to death while waiting to give them a ride. Phil’s friend, Beverly, quickly becomes the police’s number one suspect. And it doesn’t help matters when a second dead body is discovered in Bev’s townhouse. With the police investigating them and unknown people threatening them, it is up to Phil to find the real killer before her friend is arrested for a crime that Phil’s fairly certain Bev didn’t commit. I’m a big fan of historical mysteries – especially ones set in the early 1900s – and I was excited to read ASK ME NO QUESTIONS. My excitement didn’t last very long. While the mystery itself was interesting – especially the parts about the horse racing and fixing the races – I found the writing to be bland and there were certain aspects of the two murders made no sense to me. One victim is shot to death in a crowded, well-populated area in broad daylight yet no one sees anything? And the wife and her friend become suspects despite arriving on scene AFTER the shot has been fired and then man is dead. Then the second victim is found shot to death in a house that is full of servants yet none of them heard the gunshot? I also had problems with the end of the novel when two characters commit arson to destroy some evidence. How they manage not to set the entire house on fire is the real mystery to me. Also, I just couldn’t bring myself to really care about any of the characters. I just didn’t think any of them were likable. And there was a lack of character development for all of the main characters. Phil came off as vapid and annoying. Bev wasn’t much better. The only character I actually liked was Phil’s maid, Lily. She has potential to be a fun, interesting character in later books. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC.
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  • Malvika Jaswal
    January 1, 1970
    Rating : 3.5 starsDowager Countess Dunbridge, on a mission to start a whole new life for herself, disembarks off a ship on the American shores to be greeted with a bloodied corpse instead of the more conventional flowers and welcome band. Most other Countess’ would think this is a matter of severe breach of etiquette on the part of the murdered party, but not so the redoubtable Phil. Not only is she not a dowager in the traditional sense, being only 26 years of age, but she is also given to a pr Rating : 3.5 starsDowager Countess Dunbridge, on a mission to start a whole new life for herself, disembarks off a ship on the American shores to be greeted with a bloodied corpse instead of the more conventional flowers and welcome band. Most other Countess’ would think this is a matter of severe breach of etiquette on the part of the murdered party, but not so the redoubtable Phil. Not only is she not a dowager in the traditional sense, being only 26 years of age, but she is also given to a propensity towards solving crimes. Also, in this case, the murdered man’s wife is one of her oldest friends and was supposed to also be her hosts.The cover of this title was what attracted me to this book at first. It is very modernistic and yet very evocative of journeys and adventures. Also, uncannily like the ones on the Jacqueline Winspear series. Well, both convey to the reader from the get go that your protagonist is going to be a female sometime in the early 1900’s.The author dives into the story from the very first sentence of the book. It establishes the back story to the Countess in a few pages and her reasons for travelling to America. We come to know that she has already solved a murder in England, which did not sit well with her father, that she loves to have flirtations with good-looking men, that she has acquired a lady’s maid at the beginning of the trip in an unusual manner, that she is accompanied by her trusted butler as a chaperone, that she is incredibly loyal to those who matter to her no matter their station in life.The story revolves around gambling losses, blackmail, horse racing and, of course, love intrigues. In short, the story has almost everything. Just when you have pinned down which way the story is progressing, it takes a new turn. Although I did have my suspicions about a particular character about the murder, it turned out I was not right about it at all. Always a plus point for a mystery story.The characters that the author has etched are obviously part of a much longer story arc. For example, we know almost nothing about Phil’s new maid, Lily. A mystery that begs to be solved as soon as possible. Also, there are constant references to a mystery man in the story whose identity is not revealed at all. In the beginning of the book the constant references to Phil’s propensity for just looking around for any man of the correct status for a flirtation of the serious kind made her seem a bit too shallow and irresponsible for her age. But as the book progresses you are introduced to the many other qualities that she possesses. She is fun and sharp and quick on the uptake. With her team of Preswick, the butler, and Lily, her maid, she seems up to crossing almost any hurdle that comes her way.The character of Lady Dunbrige is also very similar to a new series that I just started watching on Netflix - Miss Fisher's Mystery Stories, or something to that effect. It may also be that the way Western women's lives were changing in the early 1900's were reflected in their openness to living life as they pleased - to an extent whether it was clothing, travel or even sexual partners. There are constant references in the book to the conditions for high society women in America being better than those in England at that time. As far as I know, their conditions were much the same in both continents, if not more strict in America. Must check.All in all, great book for historical fiction fans that combines mystery with a pert heroine and some great characters. A story that is shaping up to be something worth looking forward to. The past month has been good for books that I have read. More than half were ones that turned out to be fun reads.
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  • Diane Hernandez
    January 1, 1970
    Ask Me No Questions is an excellent start to a new gilded age female amateur detective series.Philomena Amesbury, Lady Dunbridge, has finally finished the obligatory 18-month mourning period for her husband. The Earl of Dunbridge, was, by all accounts, not a very good husband. Deciding that staying in England as a 26-year-old Dowager Countess doesn’t appeal, she escapes to America. With only her aging butler, Preswick, and Lily, a stowaway she decided to make her ladies’ maid, she arrives in New Ask Me No Questions is an excellent start to a new gilded age female amateur detective series.Philomena Amesbury, Lady Dunbridge, has finally finished the obligatory 18-month mourning period for her husband. The Earl of Dunbridge, was, by all accounts, not a very good husband. Deciding that staying in England as a 26-year-old Dowager Countess doesn’t appeal, she escapes to America. With only her aging butler, Preswick, and Lily, a stowaway she decided to make her ladies’ maid, she arrives in New York City. Philomena sees her childhood friend, Bev, walking toward the gangway to greet her. Before Philomena can reach her, Bev rushes back to her car and finds her husband shot dead. Worse, he is lying in the lap of his mistress. When the police suspect Bev, Philomena decides to try to find the real murderer.The setting of early 20th century New York is so well described that the reader is transported to a different time. The use of the language of the time period (like thimblerig and cortege) added to the authenticity. Philomena is an exuberant heroine who seems to be both of the time period but also more modern in her thinking. Both Preswick and Lily prove to be excellent sidekicks. The mystery was excellent. I didn’t guess the murderer though looking back there were plenty of clues carefully hidden in the story.This is the first Lady Dunbridge Mystery and I can’t wait for the next. If you like Sherlock Holmes type mysteries with a dash of American spunk, you will love this new series. 4 stars!Thanks to Forge Books and NetGalley for an advance copy.
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  • Summer Fazzone
    January 1, 1970
    The year is 1907. After the death of her husband, Philomena Amesbury, also known as Lady Dunbridge, along with her butler and lady’s maid, boards the SS Oceanic and sails from England to Mahattan where her old friend Beverly Reynolds awaits to introduce her to the very best people in society and to her new life. Disembarking from the ship things go immediately wrong when a shot rings out and Philomena learns that Reggie Reynolds, Bev’s husband, has been shot and killed right there on the dock.H The year is 1907. After the death of her husband, Philomena Amesbury, also known as Lady Dunbridge, along with her butler and lady’s maid, boards the SS Oceanic and sails from England to Mahattan where her old friend Beverly Reynolds awaits to introduce her to the very best people in society and to her new life. Disembarking from the ship things go immediately wrong when a shot rings out and Philomena learns that Reggie Reynolds, Bev’s husband, has been shot and killed right there on the dock.Her plans curtailed by this string of events, Philomena must now dedicate her time to finding out the truth behind the murder of her friend’s husband and proving Beverly’s innocence. As the plot thickens it becomes abundantly clear that her own life may be in danger as well as the lives of her staff and Beverly herself. We follow Lady Dunbridge to high society balls, horse races, and back alleys as she races to uncover the truth before it’s too late. Thank you Netgalley and Macmillan for the ARC of this book. The following opinions are my own. This book was fun and clever. I truly enjoyed being immersed in the time period and watching the characters break all the rules set upon them as women in society. Our main character Lady Dunbridge, is both smart and sassy while also being modern for the time and always dressed impeccably. The best friend, Beverly, is a bit flighty but perfectly rounds off the friendship between the two women. There was plenty of action as the story unfolded to keep the reader interested and to add to the plot. It was easy to identify the shooter pretty quickly but not so easy to discern the why and how, which was a nice surprise at the end of the book. All in all an entertaining read and I’ll definitely be on the lookout for the next installment! If you are a fan of historical fiction and/or murder mysteries, this is definitely the book for you!
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  • Alexia Cambaling
    January 1, 1970
    I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. Many thanks to Netgalley and Tor/Forge!I requested this book partly because of the nice cover. Honestly, I’ve been wanting to get into the mystery genre more lately and I enjoyed watching this tv series called Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (Yes, I know it’s also based on books I haven’t read yet). The description reminded me of the tv show so I decided to request it. Well, if you’re a fan of that one, you might enjoy this one too.A I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. Many thanks to Netgalley and Tor/Forge!I requested this book partly because of the nice cover. Honestly, I’ve been wanting to get into the mystery genre more lately and I enjoyed watching this tv series called Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (Yes, I know it’s also based on books I haven’t read yet). The description reminded me of the tv show so I decided to request it. Well, if you’re a fan of that one, you might enjoy this one too.Ask Me No Questions is the first book in the Lady Dunbridge Mysteries which features Lady Philomena Amesbury, a young dowager Countess who comes to early 20th century New York. She arrives with her butler, Preswick, and her new lady’s maid, Lily. However, on her first day, she arrives only to see a friend's husband murdered.Ask Me No Questions is an incredibly fun, fast-paced read. Reading it felt a lot like watching an episode of my favorite mystery series. The descriptions are so lush and vivid that I can almost imagine the habits and doings of Old New York society. I almost wished I sipped a martini as I read.While I will admit that the killer felt a bit obvious and can easily be guessed, the story was still gripping. The author was able to weave a gripping story with interesting subplots and threads I want to see explored in future books. For example, Phil's maid Lily. Who is she? What's her story? She seems very mysterious and I'm dying to know moreAside from that, I got easily attached to the characters. Lady Phil was an amazing main character. I loved her wit and charm and I also liked that there were moments where she was a bit more vulnerable, particularly when thinking about her deceased husband. Bev also managed to grow on me, even though she was mostly portrayed as being kind of naive? She also wasn't shown to be taking the murder seriously so I did think she was the murderer, until the narrative convinced me otherwise.Overall, Ask Me No Questions is a great introduction to a new mystery series. If you know some basic tropes of the mystery genre, you could probably guess the killer early on. Otherwise, the author gives you enough clues to guess who it is. I would love to read more books in the series and I highly recommend this one.This review is also on The Bookworm Daydreamer
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  • Sionna
    January 1, 1970
    *I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own. * Every once in awhile, I like to read a good traditional mystery. While I might not read many of them, I do watch a ton of mystery TV shows and have since I was a kid, so reading them can feel nostalgic. I absolutely love diving deep in and trying to guess the villians from the clues. This book provides a great atmosphere while also giving enough clues to let the reader play along. It is an entertaining *I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own. * Every once in awhile, I like to read a good traditional mystery. While I might not read many of them, I do watch a ton of mystery TV shows and have since I was a kid, so reading them can feel nostalgic. I absolutely love diving deep in and trying to guess the villians from the clues. This book provides a great atmosphere while also giving enough clues to let the reader play along. It is an entertaining book and kept me guessing. The historical detail was rich and, to my knowledge, accurate and the characters really shined through because of it. This time period is one in flux where things are changing, so it was nice to read about different ways of living, fashion, and protests for change. I liked Lady Dunbridge, but she could be a bit too stuffy for my tastes-- this is totally a personal preference though and not something I'm holding against the book. As a character she is done well. Her friend Bev is one I didn't always have a handle on. Her personality seems to be different than what Phil keeps remembering. "She's so smart and clever" but then doesn't act it... almost ever. It was weird. Many of the other side characters I did really enjoy, especially those in Phil's care, which is a good thing since we will be seeing them more in the series. I enjoyed the mystery, I enjoyed reading this, so why three stars instead of four? For some reason, it just didn't keep my attention. It was easy for me to put down. There were moments I was super into it, but most the time I wasn't deeply committed. This doesn't mean I don't think other people will like it!If you like traditional mysteries and historical settings done accurately, then you should give this one a try! It is well worth trying out and I will probably read the sequel.
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  • Mark
    January 1, 1970
    Copy provided by NetGalley. An excellent read, featuring a charming cast of characters and a well-structured mystery that kept me guessing. Not full of extraneous historical details, this high-society story is more about the roles of women in the early 1900s, in both England and America. The sleuth is a true amateur who learns as the novel progresses, making this a promising start to a series. As this is the start, the character development is minimal, but the writing itself is excellent and the Copy provided by NetGalley. An excellent read, featuring a charming cast of characters and a well-structured mystery that kept me guessing. Not full of extraneous historical details, this high-society story is more about the roles of women in the early 1900s, in both England and America. The sleuth is a true amateur who learns as the novel progresses, making this a promising start to a series. As this is the start, the character development is minimal, but the writing itself is excellent and the mystery a good one. While there is some tension, the tone is light throughout; don't expect the drama of some other series here. Definitely promising, and I'm already looking forward to future installments. Recommended for fans of Miss Fisher, Maisie Dobbs, or Peter Wimsey books.
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  • Jessi
    January 1, 1970
    If you like the 1920's historicals that are popping up, you'll like this one from a slightly earlier period. Lady Dunbridge is only 26 but she's already a dowager. When her father gives her two untenable options, she decides to make her own, third option and heads across the Atlantic to stay with her friend Bev. Too bad Bev's husband is murdered at the pickup and die in the lap of his mistress. What the heck is going on? It seems that the man had a lot of shady dealings so there are a lot of peo If you like the 1920's historicals that are popping up, you'll like this one from a slightly earlier period. Lady Dunbridge is only 26 but she's already a dowager. When her father gives her two untenable options, she decides to make her own, third option and heads across the Atlantic to stay with her friend Bev. Too bad Bev's husband is murdered at the pickup and die in the lap of his mistress. What the heck is going on? It seems that the man had a lot of shady dealings so there are a lot of people who become suspects.It's a nice start to some world building and I think further books will be even better.
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  • Jo (Mixed Book Bag)
    January 1, 1970
    Lady Dunbridge is escaping from the role expected of her in England. Her escape is to New York in America. Her arrival is not what she expected. Seems the husband of her host has just been shot and it looks like his wife may be to blame. This has some interesting characters, some great historical data and a mystery with a lot of red herrings. A nice start to a new series and as a bonus there is a mystery character in the background.I received a free copy of the book in return for an honest revie Lady Dunbridge is escaping from the role expected of her in England. Her escape is to New York in America. Her arrival is not what she expected. Seems the husband of her host has just been shot and it looks like his wife may be to blame. This has some interesting characters, some great historical data and a mystery with a lot of red herrings. A nice start to a new series and as a bonus there is a mystery character in the background.I received a free copy of the book in return for an honest review.
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  • Joyce
    January 1, 1970
    A witty, easy light mystery about a widow sleuth in Manhattan. Lady PhilIs here visiting her friend whose husband was shot upon her arrival fromEngland. The characters were fascinating and the tale moved along at arapid pace amidst historical details with a background of horse racing,horses, and society people. I enjoyed this book and recommend it to allReaders of period mysteries and intrigue.
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  • Melissa Mathews
    January 1, 1970
    A fun and light mystery read. Not my usual genre/style of writing but an entertaining break. Definitely an audience for this among some library patrons. I understand this is the first in the series but more info on Lily's background would have been nice. Really disliked the scene where Mr X breaks into Lady Dunbridge's room. He threatens to physically harm her and she still goes gaga for him..ugh.
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  • Susan
    January 1, 1970
    Lady Dunbridge arrives in New York to make a new start after the death of her husband. She is meet by her friend Beverly Reynolds when a shot is heard, and they find her husband Reggie Reynolds dead in his car. But this is only the first murder.Unfortunately I just didn't take to any of the characters. I didn't find them likeable which is a disadvantage for me when reading a book.A NetGalley Book
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  • Christine
    January 1, 1970
    Arriving in New York after a mourning period for her husband Countess Lady Philomena Dunbridge finds herself involved in a murder or two. In Ask Me No Questions by Shelley Noble Phil's friend Beverly is suspected of the murders. An entertaining look at New York and the horse racing scene in 1907.
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  • Darlene Ferland
    January 1, 1970
    I love this book and can't wait or the next book in this new series by Shelley Noble! The story is set in 1907 and it begins in England and ends in New York City. It is filled with murder, Belmont horse racing, high society, crooks and the police. I love the way Ms. Noble writes with a novel interspersed history.
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  • frances a imperato
    January 1, 1970
    A well written period mysteryI throughly enjoyed this Lady Dunbridge Mystery. The plot had interesting twists and turns and the author was able to create a credible feeling of a by-gone era. The character Lady Dunbridge was well written, however I found the not so stricken widow a trifle one sided. I would definitely read another!
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  • Janet Martin
    January 1, 1970
    A bright and lively new heroine and a promising start to a new historical mystery series.
  • Barb
    January 1, 1970
    Meh. That took much too long to read!The mystery was pretty easily solved, and I lost patience with the characters.
  • Yuka
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 stars
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