Sunday, 24 May 2020
Review of "Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House (Jane Austen Mysteries, #6)", a naval detective story
Jane (the writer) has a brother who is in the navy and who is rumoured to be appointed captain to a frigate. Her current captain has to appear before a court-marshal because he is accused of having slain a French captain after that man had lowered his colours.
A nice murder mystery in the naval community in a port town during the Napoleonic wars. Although the sleuth is Jane Austen the writer - why???- the writing style has nothing of her witty style More Hornblower than Darcy.