The Complaint of the Dove
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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