By Charles Finch
From Charles Finch, the seriously acclaimed writer of a pretty Blue demise and A Burial at Sea, comes A demise within the Small Hours--an fascinating new secret in what the hot York instances calls "a beguiling series" Charles Lenox is on the top of his political profession and is a overjoyed new father. His days of continually investigating the crimes of Victorian London now a few years in the back of him, he plans a visit to his uncle's property, Somerset, within the expectation of some calm weeks to write down a huge speech. whilst he arrives within the quiet village of Plumley, despite the fact that, what greets him is a chain of wierd vandalisms upon the neighborhood retailers: damaged home windows, minor thefts, threatening scrawls.
Only while a much more severe crime is devoted does he start to comprehend the good stakes of these occasions, and the complicated and sinister brain that's wreaking worry and suspicion in Plumley. Now, together with his protege, John Dallington, at his facet, the race is on for Lenox to discover the perpetrator sooner than he moves back. And this time his sufferer might be anyone that Lenox loves
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By eleven o’clock Bess began to complain of being starved. “Let’s stop for a bite in Martin City,” she suggested. Though Nancy would have liked to push on and had not thought of food, she suddenly realized she was hungry. ” When they reached the turnoff, Nancy took the downhill road that led to the industrial city on the Wimpole River. ” she asked. George said, “Fresh-water fishing equipment and small boats. My dad has bought a lot of things made by these people. By the way, this is a historic place.
As they headed toward the highway in Nancy’s convertible, Bess asked, “What’s the big rush? ” Nancy briefed the cousins on the night’s happenings. ” “I don’t know,” Nancy replied. ” The girls were silent for nearly two miles as they enjoyed the early morning with its twittering birds and hide-and-seek sunshine. Finally Bess spoke up. “What is Cyclops, anyway? ” “I looked it up to make sure,” Nancy replied. “The story comes from Greek mythology. There was a race of giant shepherds. Each man had only one eye.
Out of the corner of her eye, Nancy saw Marty coming back. “I’ll give you this hint. Investigate the Anderson Museum in Hager. ” Nancy returned to her table in a far better mood than she had left it. Her father was not sidestepping her detective work in favor of Marty’s after all! Bess and George noticed the difference in their friend. But before they had a chance to ask her about it, Nancy said they were going to Hager to pick up a clue. ” George asked. ” Twenty minutes later the three girls were on their way.
A Death in the Small Hours (Charles Lenox Mysteries, Book 6) by Charles Finch