The Complaint of the Dove

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Penguin Group USA, Feb 1, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Matthew Hemsley saves Miss Lucy Dove, the toast of Covent Garden in 1760, from an attacker. But when she is discovered strangled in her apartment the next morning, and Matthew is found there in a drunken blackout, Matthew's tutor, Robert Fairfax, must save his young pupil from the hangman. Original.

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User Review  - plunkinberry - LibraryThing

Contrary to what it says above, this was actually the first book in the Robert Fairfax series. Fairfax is introduced and explained. The Devil's Highway is the second book and takes place after this on. This was a bit slow in developing; it took half the book to get to the murder of Ms. Dove... Read full review

Review: The Complaint of the Dove (Robert Fairfax #1)

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

This is a good historical mystery. Set in 1760, a tutor must find the truth when his pupil is accused of the murder of a popular actress. I enjoyed it. My only complaint is that it is very short, with ... Read full review


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