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  • ISBN: 9781632868381
  • ISBN: 1632868385
  • Physical Description: print
    362 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: [First edition]
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

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Summary, etc.: "It is 1851 and Mrs Rodd has received an unusual commission: wealthy businessman Jacob Welland is dying of consumption and implores our redoubtable detective to find his beloved brother, whom he has not seen for fifteen years. Joshua Welland was an Oxford scholar; brilliant, eccentric and desperately poor. Nobody can say exactly when he disappeared from his college, but he took to wandering the countryside and one day simply failed to return. Since then, there have been several sightings of his lonely, ragged figure. Ten years ago a friend spotted him in a gypsy camp, where he was rumored to be learning great secrets that would one day astound the world. Mrs Rodd uses her search as an opportunity to reconnect with a couple from her past, but then a violent murder is committed and Scotland Yard are called to investigate. Mrs Rodd's old friend Inspector Blackbeard doesn't want to hear any nonsense about gypsies or secrets, but Mrs Rodd is convinced that something very sinister is lurking in this peaceful landscape" --
Subject: Women private investigators -- Fiction
Widows -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Fiction
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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