By Charles Finch
Charles Lenox, Member of Parliament, units sail on a clandestine project for the govt.. while an officer is savagely murdered, even though, Lenox is drawn towards his previous occupation, decided to seize one other killer.
1873 is a deadly time within the dating among France and England. whilst a string of English spies is located lifeless 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, besides the fact that, Lenox unearths himself utilizing now not his new abilities of international relations yet his outdated ones: the ship's moment lieutenant is located lifeless at the voyage's first evening, his physique cruelly abused. The ship's captain begs the briefly retired detective to affix seeking a legal. Lenox reveals the path, yet within the claustrophobic surroundings on board, the place not anyone can come or pass 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 secret agent tale, and an intimate and pleased trip with the Victorian military, this ebook exhibits that irrespective of how a long way Lenox strays from his outdated lifestyles, it is going to constantly get back to discover him.
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Mason lit a cigarette, watched the smoke curl upward. At length he said, "I have become more than a little curious about Harrison T. Boring. " The lawyer lapsed into silence, remained thoughtful until the chimes sounded and Della Street opened the door. Dianne Alder said, "I won't come in, Della, thanks. " "Come on in," Mason invited. She stood on the threshold as Della Street opened the door wide. "Oh, thank you, Mr. Mason. " "I . " Mason indicated a chair. Reluctantly, apparently qot knowing how to avoid the lawyer's invitation without giving offense, Dianne Alder came in and said, "Actually I'm in a hurry and I .
Boring, yes, yes. The Hollywood Talent Scout Modeling Agency. Just a moment, please. I think Mr. Boring is out of the office at the moment. " "This is Perry Mason," the lawyer said. "I want him to call me on a matter of considerable importance. " "I'll try and see that he gets the message just as soon as possible," the feminine voice said. "Thank you," Mason said, and hung up. He sat for a few moments looking speculatively at Dianne. "Do you think there's any chance of getting something for me, Mr.
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A Burial at Sea (Charles Lenox Mystery, Book 5) by Charles Finch