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The Second Woman : Denton Mystery Book 3

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A murder close to home. A tangled web of murder and revenge. Can amateur sleuth Denton keep himself and London safe?When a mysterious Polish woman is murdered next door, Denton suspects there is more than meets the eye. Could the murdered woman be the victim of some sort of political conspiracy? As Denton gets drawn into the case, he realises that the life of Lydia Alken was more dangerous than he could have ever imagined. Encountering political unrest and falling victim to the fledgling British Intelligence Service, Denton discovers London is a hotbed of anarchist plotting threatening its future. And the real story behind Lydia's murder proves to be even more unsettling that he first thought.Don't miss the other books in the gripping Denton Mystery Series: 1. The Frightened Man 2. The Bohemian Girl 3. The Second Woman 4. The Haunted Martyr 5. The Backward Boy 6. The Past Master 7. The Oxford FellowIf you're looking for a gripping historical crime series look no further than the Denton Murder Mysteries. Perfect for fans of M.C. Beaton's Edwardian Murder Mysteries and Oscar de Muriel's Frey & McGray series.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 34mm | 199.58g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752883976
  • 9780752883977
  • 858,068

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Packed with plot twists and period detail, this is a rich, eloquent and absorbing mystery. * GOOD BOOK GUIDE *show more

About Kenneth Cameron

Kenneth Cameron is the author of three novels featuring Denton, THE FRIGHTENED MAN, THE BOHEMIAN GIRL and THE SECOND WOMAN as well as of plays staged in Britain and the US, and the award-winning Africa on Film: Beyond Black and White. He lives part of the year in northern New York State and part in the southern US.show more

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65 ratings
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3 38% (25)
2 12% (8)
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