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A COVENT GARDEN MYSTERY
Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Historical
Gardner concludes her captivating Regency series (at least for the time being) as the enigmatic Captain Gabriel Lacey continues to help the downtrodden and solve the mysterious disappearance of Covent Garden street girls. Realistically set in the sometimes unseemly environs of 19th-century London, the suspense is at an all-time high in this swiftly paced installment.
Former cavalry officer Lacey
When Gabriella goes missing, Lacey uses his many connections to find her even as he tries to mend fences between his wealthy friend, Lucius Grenville, and Lucius' mistress, Marianne. (Berkley PRIME CRIME, Jul., 282 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed By: Sheri Melnick
Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
Published: July 2006