By Charles Finch
In An outdated Betrayal, the 7th booklet of Charles Finch's bestselling sequence of Victorian mysteries, a case of flawed id has Charles Lenox taking part in for his optimum stakes but: the protection of Queen Victoria herself.
On a spring morning in London, 1875, Charles Lenox concurs to take time clear of his busy time table as a Member of Parliament to satisfy an outdated protégé's patron at Charing go. but if their cryptic come upon turns out to guide, days later, to the homicide of an risk free kingdom squire, this speedy want attracts Lenox inexorably again into his previous career.
Soon he realizes that, faraway from concluding the murderer's enterprise, this physique is simply step one in a merciless plan, decades within the plotting. the place will he strike subsequent? the reply, Lenox learns with slowly dawning horror, might be on the very middle of England's monarchy.
Ranging from the slums of London to the city's corridors of strength, the most recent Charles Lenox novel bears all of this sequence' accepted wit, allure, and trickery—a compulsive break out to another time.
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An Old Betrayal: A Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries Book 7) by Charles Finch