The Second Woman

The Second Woman : Denton Mystery Book 3

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Denton becomes involved in anarchist plotting and the birth of the British Intelligence Service in the spectacular third volume in this stand-out series.The third Denton mystery centres on political intrigue, terrorism 1900s-style and the beginnings of the British Intelligence Service, as London becomes a hotbed of anarchist plotting. Denton is drawn into a complex web of murder and revenge when a mysterious Polish woman is found dead in the house adjoining his - the one occupied by his lover, Janet Stryker - and while the police remain baffled, he begins to suspect she is the victim of some sort of political conspiracy. But involving himself in the life and death of Lydia Alken will prove more dangerous than he could have imagined, as Denton himself falls victim to the fledgling British Intelligence Service and discovers exactly what the price of freedom really is, while the real story of Lydia Alken's murder provides the biggest shock of all.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 26mm | 421.84g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752890506
  • 9780752890500
  • 758,640

About Kenneth Cameron

Kenneth Cameron is a former US Navy Intelligence Officer and co-author, with his son Christian Cameron, of the acclaimed Gordon Kent thriller series. He lives in New York state.show more

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Wonderfully atmospheric * MORNING * `Two important themes underlie this ingenious story: the powers of the secret state and the nature of anti-Semitism. Interesting and well-written this is highly recommended.? * LITERARY REVIEW *show more

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64 ratings
3.42 out of 5 stars
5 19% (12)
4 27% (17)
3 38% (24)
2 12% (8)
1 5% (3)

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An editor's choice remarkable atmospheric title full of mystery and darkness. A must read!show more
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