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    The story starts in June 1940. Jerry Wimsey goes to a dance and meets Dorothea Callum.

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    Set spring/ summer 1938. With war increasingly likely, the Admiralty need updated charts of the Baltic Sea. Amateur yachtsmen and women are discretely asked to help with this, under the guise of leisurely pleasure cruising. The Swallow, Amazons and Callums are among them. Naval Lieutenant John Walker has been asked to do a little more than that and Nancy inevitably gets involved the task.
    Involves danger and some (not graphic) violence in a few chapters. A warning will be put at the start of any chapter with a fight.

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    The Harlequin encounters a bird who lends him wings at a critical moment.

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    From "Gaudy Night" and "Busman's honeymoon" - description of Harriet's and Peter's night and day after their engagement.

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    London: September 1937 Aunt Helen asks Nancy to do something for her. Nancy isn’t always as confident as she seems. Susan, Dorothea and Dick are prepared to back her up. Swallows and Amazons Cross- over with Thrones, Dominations by Dorothy L. Sayers and Jill Paton Walsh. (Lord Peter Wimsey). A little bit of frivolity.

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    There's something nasty in the cellar of Talboys. Again.

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    Given time and experience (and an able manservant) he'll be immaculate, no doubt, but just now he has hair a little too long and coat sleeves a fraction too short as though they were designed with someone else entirely in mind. It's just different enough to be interesting, to set the mind whirling with stories, and a musician is only half songs. The remaining is the legend that grows up around him.

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    It’s been three years since Lord Peter Wimsey met Sherlock Holmes. Since then Peter has done a touch of amateur sleuthing, Mycroft has put him out to pasture, Bunter has been ever-present, Sherlock has died and come back to life, and Harriet Vane has remained flirtatiously (he hoped) elusive.

    Lord Peter is bored.

    Why not investigate the tardiness of his morning paper?

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    When Lord Peter Wimsey accompanies his wife to a Swiss ski resort in order to research the setting for her next detective novel, it isn't long before he finds himself investigating a mystery of his own. How has a British tourist vanished from a gondola ski lift - and why are the young woman's parents reluctant to involve the police?

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    Whilst awaiting the retrial, Harriet has a daily visitor.

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    Requited love poses some difficulties. Missing scenes from the end of Gaudy Night through to the end of Busman's Honeymoon.

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    Mycroft once claimed that John wasn’t haunted by the war. How very wrong he was.

    Other men, too, are haunted by this war.

     

    *While this story borrows characters from Dorothy L. Sayers, no previous knowledge of the Lord Peter universe is necessary to understand what goes on; the setting is very firmly in BBC Sherlock. If, though, you want to know more about some of these characters I couldn’t recommend Sayers more highly (no, seriously, what are you waiting for…go read them!).

    *I have, though, in the style of Lord Peter, adapted the title from John Donne’s “Farewell to Love”.

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    Although it seems rather out of character for them, sometimes Peter and Harriet interact without a dead body between them.

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    A first Christmas at Talboys brings Wimseys and Parkers into an unfamiliar setting. In which the Dowager Duchess and Small Peter outdo the detectives in some important respects.

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    Peter and Harriet make their first visit to Oxford after the war along with their children. Takes place in March of 1946.

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    Five things Kit Marlowe did in the 20th century. A very vague fusion of Dorothy Sayers and Connie Willis's Oxford Time Travel verse.

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    The Dowager Duchess indulges her curiosity and engages in a spot of detection. Set during the events of Have His Carcase.

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    Harriet enjoys a quiet morning at Audley Square.

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    Harriet Vane and the Library at Hurtfew.

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