Death of A Colonial

Death of A Colonial

Book - 1999
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The latest case of Sir John Fielding, a blind eighteenth-century London judge, finds Fielding and his ward Jeremy investigating the strange reappearance of a long missing nobleman shortly after his brother's execution and his connection with an American's recent suicide.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1999.
ISBN: 9780399145643
Branch Call Number: Ale
Characteristics: 275 p.


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Mar 13, 2015

This book in the Sir John Fielding series is rather complex and reveals the British attitude toward and knowledge about the "colonies". A series of murders involving woven leather ropes and a man with many names crosses paths with the succession to a fortune from the Laningham estate, which was the subject of the previous book. Jeremy gets kidnapped and narrowly escapes being killed, he and Sir John travel to Bath and Oxford, and the Lord Chief Justice joins forces with Sir John to foil the plotters of greed and violence.

Apr 19, 2011

From the title, I wondered if this author had another series, but it is another of the exciting Sir John Fielding stories.


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