Murder in St. Giles

Murder in St. Giles

by Ashley Gardner, Jennifer Ashley

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Overview

London, 1819: When Brewster, my bodyguard, comes to me about a murder of a pugilist--and what's more, says his wife has summoned me--I must hasten to St. Giles to find a killer before Brewster is arrested for the crime.

This is made difficult because my wife's late husband's odious cousin has materialized to try to wrest her son into his care. After all, seven-year-old Peter is a viscount, and his cousin wants to get closer to the title.

But how close? If Peter's life is in danger, I must remain, but Brewster risks hanging for the death of his wife's brother-in-law. He's done too much for me to turn my back on him, but the devil if I'll let the Breckenridge cousin get his clutches on Peter.

It will take all my perseverance, and a few wiles, to plough through these difficulties. In the meantime, I meet a Runner who teaches me about crime and punishment in this enlightened age, and Brewster's old trainer, who made him the excellent pugilist--and thief--he is today.

Book 13 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158579073
Publisher: JA / AG Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Series: Captain Lacey Regency Mystery Series , #13
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 48,158
File size: 595 KB

About the Author

USA Today Bestselling author Ashley Gardner is a pseudonym of NY Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. Ashley authors the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries and the Leonidas the Gladiator Mysteries as Ashley Gardner, and the Below Stairs mysteries as Jennifer Ashley.

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