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The Curse of the House of Foskett

The Gower Street Detective: Book 2

by M. R. C. Kasasian

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The Curse of the House of Foskett by M. R. C. Kasasian
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  • Published in USA  Jan 2015
    320 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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125 Gower Street, 1882:

Sidney Grice once had a reputation as London's most perspicacious personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent men to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours, emerging in the evenings for a little dry toast and a lot of tea. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. He has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. His ward, March Middleton, has been left to dine alone.

Then an eccentric member of a Final Death Society has the temerity to die on his study floor. Finaly Sidney and March have an investigation to mount - an investigation that will draw them to an eerie house in Kew, and the mysterious Baroness Foskett...

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"Starred Review. [A] superior whodunnit... Kasasian again successfully blends the gruesome and the humorous." - Publishers Weekly

"Grice, with his oozing eye socket, and March, with her love of cigarettes, gin flasks and occasional bets, are hardly the typical crime-solving duo. Kasasian's sequel is as witty and imaginative as his debut (The Mangle Street Murders), if you like your humor dark and your delights grotesque." - Kirkus Reviews

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M. R. C. Kasasian

M. R. C. Kasasian is the author of The Mangle Street Murders and The Curse of the House of Foskett. He lives with his wife in England.

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