GILDED NEWPORT MYSTERIES

Hallmark Mysteries

In 1895 Rhode Island, a society page writer gets caught up in mysterious events, leading to a world of glamour, wealth, and intrigue during the Gilded Age.

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Gilded Newport Mysteries

Emma
Ali Skovbye Gilded Newport Mysteries
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Ali Skovbye

Jesse
Danny Griffin Gilded Newport Mysteries
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Danny Griffin

Derrick
Nathan Witte Gilded Newport Mysteries
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Nathan Witte

" ...it's what one choose to do with their independence and perhaps, that is where the adventure really begins."

Themes

Setting

Newport, Rhode Island

The Vanderbilt family estate, owned by U.S. railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Movie #1: Murder at the Breakers

2024

Gilded Newport Mysteries: Murder at the Breakers
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A society page writer at a Vanderbilt ball sees a murder and helps with the investigation after her brother is arrested.

"Reading detective fiction and investigating an actual murder are quite different."

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