A Mystery at Carlton House

Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries

Book 12
Jennifer Ashley
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 December 1818

Captain Lacey is drawn into affairs of the highest in the land when his friend Grenville is asked by the Prince Regent to look into odd happenings in his lavish abode of Carlton House. Objects of value have gone missing, paintings and sculpture have been mysteriously moved, and the Regent suspects ghosts or other malign spirits.

The Bow Street Runners have a more human suspect for these doings, and Captain Lacey is asked by a Runner to help him prepare a case against the man they’ve already arrested.

But the suspect is under the protection of James Denis, a leader of crime, which brings Lacey head-to-head with him once more. Opposing Denis can be dangerous, and so can dividing the loyalties of the men who work for him.

Meanwhile Lacey has his family to worry about—his daughter, his wife, and new members who have joined. In addition, he’s not convinced that either Denis or the Runners have the right idea in this matter. He must produce the correct answer before Denis loses his patience or one malevolent Runner in particular makes Lacey answer for the crimes.

Book 12 in the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries series. This is a full-length novel.

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About the author

USA Today bestselling author Ashley Gardner is a pseudonym of New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. She has written more than 85 novels and novellas in mystery, romance and fantasy under both these names, and a third, Allyson James.

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Publisher
Jennifer Ashley
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Published on
Mar 21, 2017
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781941229408
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Amateur Sleuth
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Traditional
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