By Charles Finch
In An outdated Betrayal, the 7th publication of Charles Finch's bestselling sequence of Victorian mysteries, a case of unsuitable id has Charles Lenox enjoying for his optimum stakes but: the protection of Queen Victoria herself.
On a spring morning in London, 1875, Charles Lenox consents to take time clear of his busy time table as a Member of Parliament to satisfy an previous protégé's purchaser at Charing go. but if their cryptic stumble upon turns out to steer, days later, to the homicide of an risk free nation squire, this speedy desire attracts Lenox inexorably again into his previous career.
Soon he realizes that, faraway from concluding the murderer's company, this physique is barely step one in a merciless plan, decades within the plotting. the place will he strike subsequent? the reply, Lenox learns with slowly dawning horror, will be on the very center of England's monarchy.
Ranging from the slums of London to the city's corridors of strength, the latest Charles Lenox novel bears all of this sequence' frequent wit, attraction, and trickery—a compulsive get away to another time.
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An Old Betrayal: A Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries Book 7) by Charles Finch