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The sudbury school murders / by Ashley Gardner.

Gardner, Ashley, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781458021366
  • ISBN: 145802136X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Los Gatos] : Jennifer Ashley/Smashwords Edition, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: "The Sudbury School Murders by Ashley Gardner 1817. Captain Lacey takes a post as a secretary at the Sudbury School in Berkshire, a school for sons of the wealthiest merchants and bankers in England. Lacey discovers as soon as he arrives that he's been hired for more than his letter-writing skills--a series of disturbing pranks have kept the school in an uproar, and the headmaster expects Lacey to discover the identity of the prankster. The problems intensify when a groom of the school's stables turns up dead in a lock of the nearby canal. A Romany is arrested for the murder, and Lacey is the only person who believes him innocent. As Lacey works to discover what happened, he gets drawn into the secrets of Marianne Simmons, the actress who'd lived upstairs from Lacey in London. Meanwhile the intrigue surrounding the murder becomes as murky as the waters of the canal itself and puts Lacey and Grenville into deadly danger. The Sudbury School Murders won the RTBookReviews Reviewers Choice Award for Best Historical Mystery of 2005. Book 4 in the Captain Lacey Regency mysteries. This is a full-length novel."-- Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive, viewed March 12, 2015).
Subject: Upper class > England > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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