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The Regency Detective : A Jack Swann Mystery

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To all appearances Jack Swann is a typical gentleman of the Regency period; educated, cultured and affluent. In his early thirties, he is an attractive and eligible bachelor, with all the resources needed to live a privileged life. Haunted by the murder of his father twenty years earlier - the perpetrators of which have never been caught - Swann has, however, turned his back on this world and chosen instead to fight crime as `The Regency Detective', an unofficial consulting detective to the Bow Street Runners in London. Arriving in Bath for a family funeral, Swann finds several reasons for staying in the city: to protect Mary, his sister, from the mysterious Lockhart; to find the `Scarred Man', who might lead him to his father's killer; and to end the reign of terror by Wicks, the local underworld boss who, in turn, sets out to have Swann assassinated.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 28mm | 359.99g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752486101
  • 9780752486109
  • 378,629

About David Lassman

David Lassman isa scriptwriter, author, journalist, and lecturer. He has appeared many times on television and radio, including on "Good Morning America." The Regency Detective series of novels, coauthored by Terence James, are being written in conjunction with the development of a television series of the same name."show more

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