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ISBN13: 9780312386078
ISBN10: 0312386079
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Charles Lenox, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer, likes nothing more than to relax in his private study with a cup of tea, a roaring fire and a good book. But when his lifelong friend Lady Jane asks for his help, Lenox cannot resist the chance to unravel a mystery.

Prudence Smith, one of Janes former servants, is dead of an apparent suicide. But Lenox suspects something far more sinister: murder, by a rare and deadly poison. The grand house where the girl worked is full of suspects, and though Prue had dabbled with the hearts of more than a few men, Lenox is baffled by the motive for the girls death.

When another body turns up during the London seasons most fashionable ball, Lenox must untangle a web of loyalties and animosities. Was it jealousy that killed Prudence Smith? Or was it something else entirely? And can Lenox find the answer before the killer strikes again—this time, disturbingly close to home?

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Charles Finch is a graduate of Yale and Oxford. His first novel, A Beautiful Blue Death, was named one of Library Journal’s Best Books of 2007, one of only five mystery novels on the list. He lives in New York.

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Bookwomyn, June 25, 2010 (view all comments by Bookwomyn)
The detective in this book is along the lines of a Sherlock Holmes without all the hoopla. I enjoyed the book a lot. It's perfect for a bedtime book ... nothing to get one too upset or even too enthralled so as to spoil the sleep but interesting enough to keep a person reading til the eyes grow heavy. I liked it.
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Kristen M, May 26, 2010 (view all comments by Kristen M)
This was not a very suspenseful mystery but it was smart and Charles Lenox and his friends and family are very likeable characters. I will definitely read the second book in this series, The September Society. There is a hint of a romance brewing that I need to follow!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312386078
Author:
Finch, Charles
Publisher:
Griffin
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Women domestics
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery
Subject:
Detective/Traditional British
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Charles Lenox Mysteries
Series Volume:
No. 1
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.45 x 0.89 in

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