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Mary Stanton: Reviews of Mary Stanton's Books: Avenging Angels: Fresh Fiction
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    Avenging Angels: Fresh Fiction

    Brianna Winston-Beaufort is not your ordinary lawyer. Sure she went through law school, and has the paper to prove it, but it’s her clientele that sets Bree apart from the norm. Her clients are all dead.

    Bree inherited her bizarre practice of representing the dead from her great-uncle, and represents the recently dead in Celestial Court with their appeals to get into Heaven. Her latest client, banker Russell O’Rourke, supposedly committed suicide and is appealing his placement in one of the circles of hell.

    But something’s not quite right with O’Rourke’s appeal and Bree and her staff of angels must track down the real reason for the banker’s death. All the clues keep coming back to the area around the enormous desk through which O’Rourke first contacted Bree, but first Bree must handle her eccentric family, their even more eccentric friends, and the widow O’Rourke herself before she can ever get down to the actual case itself.

    Avenging Angels: A Beaufort & Company Mystery is the third book in Mary Stanton’s paranormal legal series, and it is as intriguing and exciting as the first two books, Angel’s Advocate and Defending Angels. However, readers really should be familiar with the re-occurring cast of characters in order to keep everyone straight throughout the story. Stanton does provide a listing of characters at the beginning of the book, which is helpful.

    I loved the idea of a Celestial Court and angels looking out for us both in this life and in the next. Set in Savannah, it was also interesting reading about the beautiful Southern city and its many charming aspects. Mary Stanton has taken an unusual premise and given it wings.

    — Sharon Galligar Chance, Fresh Fiction

  2. The Beaufort and Company Mysteries
    1. Angel Condemned, the fifth Beaufort & Company Mystery
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    2. Angel Condemned

      The fifth novel in the Beaufort & Company Mystery series. In stores now!

      “The intrepid heroine deals with nasty demons, haughty nephilim and evil with aplomb as if that is an everyday occurrence. She anchors the whimsical paranormal tale with solid footing in two realms, but then again she has friends in high places.” — The Mystery Gazette

    1. Angel's Verdict by Mary Stanton
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    2. Angel's Verdict

      The fourth book in the acclaimed Beaufort and Company Mystery series — out now!

      “The latest Beaufort & Company mystery is sure to please series fans and newcomers alike. Stanton has penned a tale that will keep the reader’s interest to the very end and even experienced mystery readers will say, ‘Didn’t see that coming!’ at critical points. Larger-than-life characters—human and temporal—infuse the story with humor and empathy.” — Romantic Times (4 stars)

    1. Avenging Angels
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    2. Avenging Angels

      “Stanton’s third Beaufort & Company mystery is a gem. It’s an original and thought-provoking concept, and Stanton’s imagination knows no bounds. Her characters — both dead and alive — are ones you want to spend time with and get to know better.” — Romantic Times (4-1/2 stars)

      The third book in the series! On sale now!

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    2. Angel's Advocate

      “Another fabulous entry in the paranormal Beaufort & Company series…a very enjoyable and fast paced novel that is filled with unconventional characters…definitely one of the top ten books of the year!”
      The Baryon Review of Books

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