Called "absorbing" (Publishers Weekly) and "beguiling" (The New York Times Book Review), The Fleet Street Murders finds gentleman detective Charles Lenox investigating the mysterious, simultaneous deaths of two veteran newspapermen, while engaged in a heated race for Parliament.It's Christmas, 1866, and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox, recently engaged to his best friend, Lady Jane Grey, is happily c...
Series: Charles Lenox Mysteries (Book 3)
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Minotaur Books; 1 edition (July 20, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 203790
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You know the novels in this series won't grip you in suspense or chilling detail, but what is so gripping is that they are comforting, the lead players have strength and nobleness of character and exhibit a restraint that is so interesting and exerts...
the holiday in his Mayfair townhouse. Across London, however, two journalists have just met with violent deaths―one shot, one throttled. Lenox soon involves himself in the strange case, but must leave it behind to go north to Stirrington, where he is running for Parliament. Once there, he gets a further shock when Lady Jane sends him a letter whose contents may threaten their nuptials.In London, the police apprehend two unlikely and unrelated murder suspects. From the start, Lenox has his doubts; the crimes, he is sure, are tied. But how? Racing back and forth between London and Stirrington, Lenox must negotiate the complexities of crime and politics, not to mention his imperiled engagement. But as the case mounts, Lenox learns that the person behind the murders may be closer to him―and his beloved―than he knows.