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A Beautiful Blue Death

By Charles (Charles B.) Finch

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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Format: Book
Author: Finch, Charles (Charles B.)
Title: A beautiful blue death / Charles Finch.
Publisher Date: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2007.
Subject: London (England) -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780312386078 (pbk.) 9780312359775 0312359772
Current Holds: 0
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System Items Total: 1
Call Number: M Finch
Oclc: 86110021
Bib Id: 273178

Format: Book
Author: Finch, Charles (Charles B.)
Title: A beautiful blue death / Charles Finch.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2007.
Description: 309 p. ; 22 cm.
Series: First chronicle of Charles Lenox
Subjects: London (England) -- Fiction
LCCN: 2007011273
ISBN: 9780312386078 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780312359775
ISBN: 0312359772
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: M Finch