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Lady Detective  
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Description
From JanimeS:

Lizzie is a noble lady of England in Industrial Revolution era. She is very lady-like on surface but is quite famous for her creative writing as a new rising author. Although she doesn't acknowledge him, she has a fiance appointed by her father, Edwin White, who is also a new rising star as a lawyer.

As Lizzie faces her first murder case, she begins a new career of being a detective.

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
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Associated Names
Lizzie Newton: Victorian Mysteries
คุณหนูหน้าใส ไขคดีปริศนา (Thai)
레이디 디텍티브

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Latest Release(s)
c.8 by JanimeS over 9 years ago
c.7 by JanimeS over 9 years ago
c.6 by JanimeS over 10 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (61 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.89 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 28th 2019, 7:33pm PST


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Year
2011

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Issue (Daiwon)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Seven Seas (2 Volumes - Dropped)

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Year Pos #5626 decreased(-348)

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On 619 wish lists
On 22 completed lists
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I really need to read this!  
by Riesa Saki
November 27th, 2014, 3:50pm
Rating: N/A
Wow! I love manga detective, I love historical manga, and this manga have them both. What's make Lady Detective really great is the characters. The Lady--Lizzie, main protagonist, so much lovable. She's really something! For Edwin, he's cool yet so funny towards Lizzie. Another character who caught me are Jane, the maid who always with Lizzie, and the police detective. Unfortunately, my country didn't published this, and the scanlation group haven't updated this since long ago!! Please, please, I beg you any scanlation group to translate Lady Detective! I need to read this so much!! T.T
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OMG!!! I LOVE IT!!!  
by darklover
June 15th, 2012, 11:37am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
WOW, first time ever reading a romantic series with a girl who is very smart. Usually girls in romantic stories are so girly, they need to rely on guys to help them. But not this one biggrin can someone please upload more of this series? I got hook!!!
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Not amazing, but not so bad either...  
by celinae
May 15th, 2011, 5:56pm
Rating: N/A
This manhwa isn't the best I've ever read, nor is it the worst. It's pretty average, and it has some glaring flaws right off the bat that make it impossible for me to rate it as highly as the below viewer. As a historical manhwa, I'm not that impressed, either. While the author has clearly done his/her research, compared to the many novels of historical literature that I've written, or even other examples of historical manga/manhwa, it doesn't capture the feel of that time very well. And while the action of the story starts off quickly, it seems like the author and artist are in a rush to capture the reader's attention. It's a common fault in manhwa and manga, but it ends up giving the story an abrupt feeling. To top it off, Lizzie is Mary-Suish, and a bit annoying in her airs about being smarter than other people (though perhaps excusable, because she's a feminist trying to stand up for smart, independent women in a time when they didn't exist? But it comes off as a little brash and unrealistic...)

That said! It's somewhat interesting, at least because Lizzie is arrogant and clever (despite the Mary Sue qualities, I often end up getting sucked in by those things after all). There's a decent mystery plot going on, and I'm interested in seeing if Lizzie ends up doing more with her skill at being a detective, as well as how Lizzie's denial over her butler/childhood friend resolves itself. Their relationship still seems silly to me, but there is potential for surprising developments and for romance.
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One of the best I have ever read--seriously!  
by geometry
February 26th, 2011, 12:06pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This looks extremely promising. I've only read 2 chapters so far, but here are my impressions:

-Good pacing--the action starts right away
-Romance--only a hint, but it will be interesting to see the relationship between the two characters
-Heroine--strong, pretty, intelligent and NOT annoying (Hallelujah!)
-Art--beautiful!
-Story--a mystery without being too scary but also without being too light/fluffy. (A lot of shoujo mysteries these days seem to fall under the "Psychological" category or the "Comedy" category. Lady Detective is neither. It's serious, but not scary. And it doesn't treat the mystery genre lightly.)

Very, very good. 10/10

... Last updated on February 26th, 2011, 12:06pm
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