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

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User Review  - juglicerr - LibraryThing

These Georgian era mysteries are exceptionally vivid with a feel for the details of the period that goes beyond aristocratic dress and manners. March moves confidently through various levels of ... Read full review


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