Book Mail – A Gentleman’s Murder by Christopher Huang

Who doesn’t love a good mystery?

Thanks to Inkshares for the free advanced copy in exchange for my honest review.

A GENTLEMAN’S MURDER – Christopher Huang (Releasing July 31st, 2018)

Doesn’t this cover just scream “murder mystery” to you?

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Here’s the synopsis:

The year is 1924, and Lieutenant Eric Peterkin, formerly of the Royal Fusiliers, is a new member of the Britannia―London’s most prestigious club. It’s a family tradition, but an honor he’s not sure he quite deserves. So, when a gentleman’s wager ends with one man dead in the vault under the club, Eric is only too ready to tackle the mystery head on.

Eric’s quest to resolve the murder quickly becomes an investigation of a mysterious wartime disappearance. It draws him far from the marbled halls of the Brittania, to the shadowy remains of a dilapidated war hospital to the heroin dens of Limehouse. Eric faces a Matryoshka doll of murder, vice, and secrets pointing not only to the officers of his own club but the very investigator assigned by Scotland Yard.

Threatened with expulsion and dogged by the racist shadows of the Great War, Eric presses on nonetheless. But can he snare the killer before his own membership becomes a thing of yesterday?

 

What do you think of these historically set murder mystery novels?

–Jess

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