The Mangle Street murders /

1882. London is at its murkiest yet most vibrant, wealthiest yet most poverty-stricken. No sooner does March Middleton arrive to live with her guardian, Sidney Grice, than a case presents itself: a young woman has been brutally murdered, and her husband is the only suspect. The victim's mother...

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Main Author: Kasasian, M. R. C., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Pegasus Crime, 2014.
Edition:First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Series:Gower St detective ; book 1
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Main Author:Kasasian, M. R. C., author.
Summary:1882. London is at its murkiest yet most vibrant, wealthiest yet most poverty-stricken. No sooner does March Middleton arrive to live with her guardian, Sidney Grice, than a case presents itself: a young woman has been brutally murdered, and her husband is the only suspect. The victim's mother is convinced of her son-in-law's innocence, and March is so touched by her pleas she offers to cover Sidney's fee herself.

After her father dies, March Middleton has to move to London to live with her guardian, Sidney Grice, the country's most famous private detective.It is 1882 and London is at its murkiest yet most vibrant, wealthiest yet most poverty-stricken. No sooner does March arrive than a case presents itself: a young woman has been brutally murdered, and her husband is the only suspect. The victim's mother is convinced of her son-in-law's innocence, and March is so touched by her pleas she offers to cover Sidney's fee herself.The investigations lead the pair to the darkest alleys of the East End: every twist leads Sidney Grice to think his client is guilty; but March is convinced that he is innocent. Around them London reeks with the stench of poverty and gossip, the case threatens to boil over into civil unrest and Sidney Grice finds his reputation is not the only thing in mortal danger.

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Physical Description:329 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN:1605985392
9781605985398
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M. R. C. Kasasian is a British author. Before his career as a writer, he worked as a factory hand, wine waiter, veterinary assistant, fairground worker, and dentist. He is the author of the historical mystery and crime series, The Gower Street Detective. The series includes, The Mangle Street Murders, The Curse of the House of Foskett, Death Descends on Saturn Villa, The Secrets of Gaslight Lane, and Dark Dawn Over Steep House.

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