Fool’s Gold
by Caro Peacock

British private investigator Liberty Lane is sucked into a scandalous case when she’s hired by Lord Byron’s mysterious illegitimate son in this impeccably crafted Victorian historical mystery.

September, 1841.
A new arrival has taken London society by storm. Lord Byron’s handsome illegitimate son, George, recently arrived from the exotic island of Cephalonia in the company of his guardian, the mysterious Mr Vickery, has been setting female hearts aflutter.

But not all the attention George attracts is welcome. Mr Vickery has been receiving disturbing letters from a woman who calls herself Helena, and he hires Liberty Lane to find out who Helena is and what she wants.

As Liberty is to discover, there is more to this case than meets the eye. Is George really Lord Byron’s son – or is he an imposter? And who exactly is Mr Vickery? What is his agenda? When Liberty comes across a body shot dead near Mr Vickery’s home in Muswell Hill, the investigation takes a shocking turn.

Reviews

Readers who relish impeccably crafted historical mysteries will find the eighth book in the Liberty Lane series, to be an especially toothsome literary treat

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Fans of Victorian historicals will be enthralled

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Fool’s Gold by Caro Peacock is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278869101st May 2017145 X 223mm224$28.99
Hardback978072788691031st January 2017145 X 223mm224£20.99
Ebook97817801086291st May 2017N/A224$10.99
Ebook97817801086291st May 2017N/A224£8.99
Paperback97818475179511st November 2018140 X 215mm224$17.95
Paperback978184751795131st August 2018140 X 215mm224£12.99
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