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The Man in Black : A compelling, twisty historical crime novel, Paperback / softback Book

The Man in Black : A compelling, twisty historical crime novel Paperback / softback

Part of the Detective Charles Maddox series

Paperback / softback


London, 1850: The Dickensian streets grow darker by the day. Private investigator Charles Maddox is surprised when he is approached by Edward Tulkinghorn for help.

The feared and shadowy attorney offers Charles a handsome price he can't refuse to do some sleuthing for a client.

Charles learns that Sir Julius Cremorne has been receiving threatening letters, and now Tulkinghorn wants him to find and stop whoever is responsible. But what starts as a simple, open-and-shut case swiftly escalates into something bigger and much darker.

As he cascades toward a collision with powerful forces, Charles will need all the assistance he can get... The Man in Black takes a classic Charles Dickens novel and plummets readers into a newly reimagined and mysterious world.

Fans of The Confessions of Frannie Langton and Stacey Halls will love this. Previously published as The Solitary House.




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