Charles Lenox

13 books in series
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The Woman in the Water Summary

London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective...without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends a letter to the paper claiming to have committed the perfect crime - and promising to kill again - Lenox is convinced that this is his chance to prove himself.

The writer's first victim is a young woman whose body is found in a naval trunk, caught up in the rushes of a small islets in the middle of the Thames. With few clues to go on, Lenox endeavors to solve the crime before another innocent life is lost. When the killer's sights are turned toward those whom Lenox holds most dear, the stakes are raised and Lenox is trapped in a desperate game of cat and mouse.

In the tradition of Sherlock Holmes, this newest mystery in the Charles Lenox series pits the young detective against a maniacal murderer who would give Professor Moriarty a run for his money.

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  • Book 0

    • The Woman in the Water

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries
    • By: Charles Finch
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective...without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends a letter to the paper claiming to have committed the perfect crime - and promising to kill again - Lenox is convinced that this is his chance to prove himself. The writer's first victim is a young woman whose body is found in a naval trunk, caught up in the rushes of a small islets in the middle of the Thames.

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  • Book 1

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    • A Beautiful Blue Death

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #1
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • The September Society

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #2
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • The Fleet Street Murders

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #3
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • A Stranger in Mayfair

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #4
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • A Burial at Sea

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries Series #5
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • An Old Betrayal

    • A Charles Lenox Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • The Laws of Murder

    • A Charles Lenox Mystery, Book 8
    • By: Charles Finch
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    • The Inheritance

    • Charles Lenox Mysteries, Book 10
    • By: Charles Finch
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