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A Plague of Lions
A Plague of Lions

A Plague of Lions

FICTION

224 Pages, 6 x 9.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

Publication Date: February 2010

ISBN 9780709088738

Rights: US & CA

Robert Hale (Feb 2010)

Price: $29.95
 
 

Overview

In 1863, Superintendent Henry Jarrettâ€â€Âformerly of the Hong Kong police and now Chief of the Detective Department at Glasgow Centralâ€â€Âis comfortably ensconced in Elsie Maitland's superior guest house for single gentlemen. Unfortunately, this tranquility is short-lived and problems start to come thick and fast. First, a major bank robbery calls for the best efforts of Jarrett, Inspector Charlie Grant, and Sergeant Tommy Quinn. Undermanned and under-funded, the department soon has to deal with a series of gory murders, an attacker who lies in wait for maids on their night off, and a cold-blooded poisoner. Stretched to breaking point, they can well do without the activities of a confidence trickster and his loyal assistant.

Author Biography

Guy Fraser is the author of Blade of the Assassin and Jupiter's Gold.