Summary

London, 1812: Treacherous gangs roam the capital, and not even the Palace of Westminster is safe. When Detective Stephen Lavender is called in to investigate a highway robbery and a cold-blooded murder, both the cases take a dangerous and disturbing personal twist.
And when Lavender's trusted deputy, Constable Ned Woods, finds a mysterious severed foot washed up on Greenwich Beach, they soon realise that these ancient bones are more sinister than they first appeared.
With Bow Street Police Office undermanned and in disarray, it will take all of Lavender and Woods's wit and skill - and some help from Lavender's spirited wife, Magdalena - to unmask the fiend behind the mayhem, restore peace and justice to the beleaguered city and solve the tragic mystery of the severed foot.
But will they do so in time to foil a plot that threatens to plunge the country into chaos?
©2018 Karen Charlton (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Kevin on 21-02-18

Love how

Karen takes real events and weaves them into her own story and this one doesn’t disappoint! It gathered pace to the point where I could not put it down ! Like the other Lavender mysteries before first class and looking forward to more of the same

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5 out of 5 stars
By David on 14-06-18

Another Brilliant Novel from Karen Charlton

I have really enjoyed all the Detective Lavender books, and this one does not disappoint. Michael Page is a great narrator for the stories.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Chuck on 12-03-18

No One Is Smiling on Bowstreet Station

Magistrate Reed's world has become infested with skeletons, highwaymen, and other interruptions to his plans to renovate Bowstreet Station.

Constable Woods has a boot with a severed foot in it.

Inspector Lavendar keeps finding reasons not to go to Ireland to help pay for the renovations.

Then, of course, there are the local murders.

How is Reed to cope?

You'll have to listen to this story to find out.

Great writing and narration add to the excitement and enjoyment.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Kathryn E. Kealey on 15-01-18

Love the detective lavender series

Love woods and lavender. Great stories with wonderful narration. I recommend them all. Thank you.

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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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