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Language  English
Publisher  St. Martin’s Press
Originally published  November 2012
Preceded by  A Burial at Sea
Genres  Mystery, Crime Fiction
3.8/5 Goodreads

Series  Charles Lenox series
Publication date  November 2012
Author  Charles Finch
ISBN  9781250011602
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Pages  320 (first edition, hardcover)
Followed by  An Old Betrayal: A Charles Lenox Mystery
Similar  Charles Finch books, Charles Lenox mystery books

A Death in the Small Hours, by Charles Finch, is a novel set in England during the Victorian era. It is the sixth novel in the Charles Lenox series.

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Plot summary

Charles Lenox, gentleman and former amateur detective, is now a prominent Member of the House of Commons. When selected to make the opening speech at the next session of Parliament, he takes up an offer to spend some time at his uncle’s estate in Somerset. Although Lenox expected to find a few quiet weeks to prepare his speech, instead he finds a bizarre case of vandalism in the quiet village, and the murder of a local constable. Lenox investigates and finds that the situation is far more complex and sinister than it first appeared.

Publication history

A Death in the Small Hours was first published in hardcover by St. Martin’s Minotaur and released November 2012. The trade paperback was released in August 2013.

Reception

Finch received favorable reviews in several major newspapers. Publishers Weekly called it “superb”

References

A Death in the Small Hours Wikipedia


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