A Body in Berkeley Square

Author
Ashley Gardner 
Summary
London, 1817<br /><br />A Bow Street Runner summons Captain Gabriel Lacey to a Berkeley Square ballroom where a young dandy has been found stabbed to death during a society ball. The prime suspect: Lacey’s former commander, Colonel Brandon.<br /><br />Instead of denying the charges, Colonel Brandon allows himself to be arrested, and claims, to Lacey’s shock, that the lady he’d stayed protectively near at the ball is his mistress. Lacey realizes he is the only person not convinced of Brandon’s guilt—all present, including Brandon’s wife, believe Brandon committed the murder.<br /><br />Colonel Brandon’s reluctance to tell the truth proves to be Lacey’s greatest obstacle in his race against time to prove Brandon’s innocence. Lacey’s hunt for evidence uncovers dark secrets that go back to the Peninsular Wars and involve the origins of Lacey’s and Brandon’s own private battle.<br /><br />Book 5 in the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries. This is a full-length novel.
Genre
Historical  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Historical  British Detectives  Romance  Historical 
Price
$2.99
Average User Rating
4.5
User Rating Count
32
Release Date
2014-01-15


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