The Curse of the House of Foskett

The Curse of the House of Foskett

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The much-anticipated second novel in the charming, sharply plotted Victorian crime series starring a detective duo to rival Holmes and Watson.
125 Gower Street, 1882.Sidney Grice once had a reputation as London's most perspicacious personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent man to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours, emerging in the evenings for a little dry toast and a lot of tea. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. He has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. His ward, March Middleton, has been left to dine alone.Then an eccentric member of a Final Death Society has the temerity to die on his study floor. Finally, Sidney and March have an investigation to mount — an investigation that will draw them to an eerie house in Kew, and the mysterious Baroness Foskett...

Baker & Taylor
When a member of the Final Death Society dies on his study floor, Sidney Grice and his ward, March Middleton, mount an investigation into his death that will lead them to an eerie country house and the mysterious Baroness Foskett.

Baker
& Taylor

In 1882, Sidney Grice, a personal detective whose last case led an innocent man to the gallows—and caused his business to dry up—finds himself back in the game when an eccentric member of a Final Death Society drops dead on his study floor.

Publisher: New York : Pegasus Crime, 2015, c2014
ISBN: 9781605986692
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY KAS
Characteristics: 408 p. ;,24 cm.

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