A beautiful blue death: Charles Lenox Mystery Series, Book 1

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On any given day in London, all Charles Lenox, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer, wants to do is 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 another chance to unravel a mystery, even if it means trudging through the snow to her townhouse next door.One of Jane’s former servants, Prudence Smith, is dead – an apparent suicide. But Lenox suspects something far more sinister: murder, by a rare and deadly poison. The house where the girl worked is full of suspects, and though Prudence dabbled with the hearts of more than a few men, Lenox is baffled by an elusive lack of motive in the girl’s death. When another body turns up during the London season’s most fashionable ball, Lenox must untangle a web of loyalties and animosities. Was it jealousy that killed Prudence? Or was it something else entirely, something that Lenox alone can uncover before the killer strikes again – disturbingly close to home?
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subject_facet Lenox, Charles (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- England -- Fiction, Private investigators -- England -- London -- Fiction, Women household employees -- Crimes against -- Fiction
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title_full A Beautiful Blue Death Charles Lenox Mystery Series, Book 1, A beautiful blue death / Charles Finch, A beautiful blue death [electronic resource] / Charles Finch, A beautiful blue death [sound recording] / Charles Finch
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