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The Hanover Square Affair - Ashley Gardner
The Hanover Square Affair
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Meet Captain Gabriel Lacey-in an extraordinary series of Regency-set mysteries. Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing girl, possibly kidnapped by a... show more
Meet Captain Gabriel Lacey-in an extraordinary series of Regency-set mysteries. Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing girl, possibly kidnapped by a prominent member of Parliament. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. Lacey faces his own disorientation upon transitioning from a soldier's life to the civilian world, redefining his role with his former commanding officer, and making new friends--from the top of society to the street girls of Covent Garden.Book 1 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425193303 (0425193306)
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
Series: Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries (#1)
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Hanover Square Affair
The cover I have features a semi-naked girl and while she appears in the story it would have been better to have had Captain Lacey on it. Missing women cause him to investigate. Interesting start to a series, shows promise.
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it
3.0 Quick Thoughts: The Hanover Square Affair
The Hanover Square Affair by Ashley Gardner Book 1 of Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries My TBR List -- July Winner!See Other My TBR List Reviews @ Because Reading London, 1816 Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his care...
Book it Chewie
Book it Chewie rated it
3.0
Kind of an insubstantial read for me. The mystery didn't really hook me too grandly, I felt we weren't given enough of Lacey to get to know him well, and the various reveals towards the end felt a little bit clunky and rushed. I liked Grenville, though. A nice filler read, but not something I co...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 First in regency mystery series
I actually bought this book all the way back on 8/28/11. It was free when I grabbed out, & is still free - I think that the author has somehow gotten it to permafree status in an effort to interest readers in the Captain Lacey mystery series. Historical mysteries are one of my personal reading kry...
Nothing better than a good book...
Nothing better than a good book... rated it
3.5 The Hanover Square Affair
Author: Ashley Gardner Series: Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #1 Rating: 3.5 stars Book Blurb: London, 1816 - Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing gi...
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