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The hocus girl / Chris Nickson.

Nickson, Chris, (author.).

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Series Information

Simon Westow mysteries ; bk. 2.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews F NIC (Text) 73351000056756 Adult Fiction Checked out 05/04/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780727892744
  • ISBN: 0727892746
  • Physical Description: 316 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: London : Severn House, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Leeds, May 1822. Thief-taker Simon Westow owes Davey and Emily Ashton everything - the siblings gave him sanctuary when he needed it most. So when Davey is arrested for sedition and Emily begs Simon for help, he starts asking questions, determined to clear his friend. Are the answers linked to rumours of a mysterious government spy in town? Davey's not the only one who needs Simon's help. Timber merchant George Ericsson has been 'hocussed' by a young woman who spiked his drink and stole his valuable ring and watch. Who is she, and how does she know one of Simon's assistant Jane's deepest secrets? The path to the truth is twisted and dangerous. Simon and Jane encounter murder, lies, betrayal and a government terrified of its own people as they attempt to save Davey and find the hocus girl"--Publisher.
Subject: Westow, Simon (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Private investigators > England > Fiction.
Political crimes and offenses > Investigation > England > Fiction.
Sedition > England > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Leeds (England) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > George IV, 1820-1830 > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Spy fiction.
Large type books.

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Simon Westow mysteries ; bk. 2.

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