A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #6)

A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #6)

by Ashley Gardner, Jennifer Ashley

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Overview

1817--Captain Lacey stops to assist a young woman in the market at Covent Garden one morning, and realizes to his astonishment that she is his daughter, Gabriella. Lacey then discovers that his estranged wife and her paramour, a French officer, have journeyed to London at the invitation of James Denis to dissolve her marriage to Captain Lacey.

Meanwhile, a Bow Street Runner and a man from the Thames River Police have asked Lacey to help them look into the disappearances of "game girls" from Covent Garden. The magistrates aren't interested in their fate, but perhaps Lacey can learn a thing or two. Lacey agrees and recruits old friends to help.

But when the goings-on in Covent Garden put his daughter in grave danger, Lacey's crusade turns personal. He will do anything, and call in any favor from anyone, in order to protect his own Gabriella.

Book Six in the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.

Editorial Reviews

RT BookReviews - Sherri Melnick

Realistically set in the sometimes unseemly environs of 19th-century London, the suspense is at an all-time high in this swiftly paced installment.

Rakehell Reviews - Leanne Davis

Ms. Gardner has crafted an excellent mystery to add to her continuing series of Captain Lacey.

CA Reviews - Deborah Hern

The author writes, as always, with a real sense of the time and place, seamlessly weaving period details into the engrossing narrative. . . . Fans of historical mysteries won't want to miss this one.

Deborah Hern

The author writes, as always, with a real sense of the time and place, seamlessly weaving period details into the engrossing narrative. . . . Fans of historical mysteries won’t want to miss this one.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013148697
Publisher: JA / AG Publishing
Publication date: 07/28/2011
Series: Captain Lacey Regency Mystery Series , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 176,881
File size: 496 KB

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