By Charles Finch
From Charles Finch, the significantly acclaimed writer of a pretty Blue demise and A Burial at Sea, comes A loss of life within the Small Hours--an fascinating new secret in what the hot York occasions calls "a beguiling series" Charles Lenox is on the top of his political occupation and is a thrilled new father. His days of continually investigating the crimes of Victorian London now a few years in the back of him, he plans a visit to his uncle's property, Somerset, within the expectation of some calm weeks to write down a big speech. while he arrives within the quiet village of Plumley, even if, what greets him is a sequence of odd vandalisms upon the neighborhood retailers: damaged home windows, minor thefts, threatening scrawls.
Only whilst a much more critical crime is devoted does he start to comprehend the good stakes of these occasions, and the complicated and sinister brain that's wreaking worry and suspicion in Plumley. Now, together with his protege, John Dallington, at his aspect, the race is on for Lenox to discover the perpetrator earlier than he moves back. And this time his sufferer can be a person that Lenox loves
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Extra info for A Death in the Small Hours (Charles Lenox Mysteries, Book 6)
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.
In other words," Della Street said, "Harrison T. Boring walked down the beaches looking for a precise type of feminine beauty. " "Bear in mind," Mason said thoughtfully, "that there are certain other things. Dianne has the build of a striptease dancer but essentially has the background of a darn nice girl. Those are the things on which Harrison T. Boring wants to capitalize, and I may point out that the combination is not very easy to come by. " "I see that Dianne has impressed you by her good points," Della Street said.
A Death in the Small Hours (Charles Lenox Mysteries, Book 6) by Charles Finch