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It's London in 1876, and the total urban is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a recognized international pianist. Lenox has a watch at the subject – as a companion in a now-thriving detective employer, he's a average option to examine. simply whilst he's tempted to show his concentration to it fullyyt, besides the fact that, his grieving brother asks him to come back all the way down to Sussex, and Lenox leaves the city in the back of for the quieter kingdom lifetime of his boyhood. Or so he thinks. actually, anything unusual is afoot in Markethouse: small thefts, books, blankets, animals, and extra alarmingly a break-in on the condo of an area coverage agent. As he and his brother to enquire this small accumulation of mysteries, Lenox realizes that whatever very unusual and critical certainly might be occurring, greater than simply neighborhood mischief. quickly, he's racing to unravel situations instantly, one in London and one within the kingdom, prior to both turns lethal. mixing Charles Finch's trademark wit, attractiveness, and intensity of study, this new secret, equivalent elements Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, could be the most interesting within the sequence.

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