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“Vividly capturing the essence of Victorian England, Finch presents us with a unique sleuth who combines the deductive powers of Sherlock Holmes with the people skills of Thomas Pitt. A sparkling achievement.” —Library Journal (starred review)
“A fine specimen of the genre…. Particularly good is [Finch’s] delineation of Lenox’s cozy-but-proper relationship with Lady Jane.” —The Washington Post
“The best sort of historical mystery—clever, charming, full of period detail, and a delight to read.” —David Liss, author of The Whiskey Rebels
I highly recommend this book not only to Victorian mystery fans, but to all history fans.
For a mystery, the twists and turns of the plot should have been revealed a bit more, so that the reader had more of a hope of working it out.
It was well written, the characters where engaging and the plot engrossing. it was a pleasure to read.
Well, there is nothing beautiful about death; but, of course, it"s the beautiful blue color of the poison that is being referenced. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Silly Sally
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About six months ago, I was browsing through Half Price Books when I came upon a selection of mysteries by Charles Finch. Read more
The plot isn't bad, although a lot of information is withheld until very late. Some of the situations are silly, such as the British treasury storing large quantities of gold in a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by michael hall
This is a fun, quick read and faithful to the genre. Perhaps a little too faithful - elements like the inept inspector seemed formulaic. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amateur Photographer
Charles Finch/Charles Lenox story. I thoroughly enjoyed the characters and the intertwining of stories of th epeople with the mystery. A compelling read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by E. J. Cassella
Great to find a new series for summer read. Very interesting characters and just enough description to believe you are there, participating in the event.Published 3 months ago by Pat Seper
There is so much promise in this book and I hope that the author got some editing help for this series. It should have been a better book than it was. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kimber Smith-Fidler
Lots of twist and and turns combined with likeable and interesting characters, this is a true old fashioned up ones page turner. Set in England on. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Triple Moon Goddess Indiana