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The Architect of Murder

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Major Alec Marshall VC, newly back in London, is enlisted to make inquiries into the will of the late Cecil John Rhodes, the wealthiest man in the British Empire. That same night one of the witnesses to the will, Eric Lowenstein, is found beaten to death in a seedy boardinghouse, where he was lodging under a false name.As London prepares for King Edward VII's coronation, M...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 27th 2009 by Robert Hale
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LJ
First Sentence: I’m not sure why I decided to return to London when I did.

Major Alec Marshall served as a policeman prior to his joining the army and receiving the Victoria Cross. Alec has returned to England after learning of his sister, Dr. Ellen Marshall. Her close friend, Miss Roberta Paterson, believes Ellen was murdered and wants Alec to investigate.
Supt. William Melville of Scotland Yards, CID, is short of men owing to the upcoming coronation of Edward VII, would also like Marshall’s hel...more
Mary G.
At the time I read this, my notes indicate that I found it interesting. My notes state that it was not bad nor good.
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