By Charles Finch
Charles Lenox, Member of Parliament, units sail on a clandestine undertaking for the govt.. whilst an officer is savagely murdered, although, Lenox is drawn towards his previous occupation, 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 battle activates executive officers to invite Charles Lenox to go to the newly-dug Suez Canal on a mystery mission.
Once he's on board the Lucy, even if, Lenox unearths himself utilizing no longer his new abilities of international relations yet his outdated ones: the ship's moment lieutenant is located useless at the voyage's first evening, his physique cruelly abused.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 in search of a legal. Lenox reveals the path, yet within the claustrophobic surroundings on board, the place not anyone can come or cross and everybody is a suspect, he has to race opposed to the subsequent crime—and additionally desire he won't 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 publication exhibits that regardless of how some distance Lenox strays from his previous lifestyles, it's going to constantly come again to discover him.
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A Burial at Sea (Charles Lenox Mystery, Book 5) by Charles Finch