A Death in the Small Hours

A Death in the Small Hours

Large Print - 2013
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Visiting his uncle's estate in Somerset for what he hopes will be a quiet working vacation, politician and new father Charles Lenox investigates a series of seemingly small acts of vandalism only to uncover a sinister plot by an adversary who may be targeting someone Lenox loves.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Large Print, c2013, c2012
Edition: Center Point large print ed
ISBN: 9781611736410
Branch Call Number: LPF FIN NVD
Characteristics: 383 p. (large print) ; 23 cm


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Dec 07, 2016

(The sixth book in the Charles Lenox Mysteries series)

Oct 18, 2015

Charming! Very nice paced and realistic characterization, and overall interesting mystery.

Jun 17, 2013

The best book so far in a worthy series. The writing which has sometimes got a bit woolly in the past is now tightly focussed. And the setting is wonderful: for all its accurate period detail, this is basically a dream of the Victorian countryside as it should have been, a love letter to England that only an anglophile American could write. But there is also a surprising tenderness towards all the struggling characters, especially those who have suffered loss. The ending makes this a Victorian crime romance in the true sense of the word, a little stay in the Forest of Arden with a nineteenth-century aristocratic detective. I thought I'd enjoy this book, but not as much as I actually did.

hgeng63 Apr 13, 2013

Recommended, though I guessed whodunit.

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