By Charles Finch
"Agatha Christie meets Patrick O'Brian in Finch's finished 5th whodunit set in Victorian England (after 2010's A Stranger in Mayfair), the easiest within the sequence to date."
—Starred evaluation, Publisher's Weekly 9/12/2011
Charles Lenox, Member of Parliament, units sail on a clandestine project for the govt.. while an officer is savagely murdered, despite the fact that, Lenox is drawn towards his previous career, made up our minds to trap one other killer.
1873 is a dangerous time within the courting among France and England. whilst a string of English spies is located useless on French soil, the specter of all-out struggle activates govt officers to invite Charles Lenox to go to the newly-dug Suez Canal on a mystery mission.
Once he's on board the Lucy, besides the fact that, Lenox unearths himself utilizing now not his new abilities of international relations yet his previous ones: the ship's moment lieutenant is located useless at the voyage's first evening, his physique cruelly abused. The ship's captain begs the quickly retired detective to affix seeking a felony. Lenox unearths the path, yet within the claustrophobic surroundings on board, the place not anyone can come or move and everybody is a suspect, he has to race opposed to the following crime—and additionally wish he will not be the victim.
At as soon as a compulsive homicide secret, a undercover agent tale, and an intimate and pleased trip with the Victorian military, this ebook exhibits that irrespective of how a ways Lenox strays from his previous existence, it is going to continuously come again to discover him.
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