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A Necessary Evil (Robert Fairfax 5)

Hannah March

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery, Historical fiction

The fifth novel in the gripping Georgian mystery series chronicling the adventures of Robert Fairfax. A must-read for fans of historical crime fiction.
To Bath in its Georgian heyday come colourful visitors - the grand, fortune hunters, heiresses, invalids and imposters. Among them is Colonel Sir James Delabole - wealthy, gouty and seeking to make amends for a disreputable past.
When flamboyant Sir James is found poisoned, Robert Fairfax, tutor and amateur sleuth, discovers there is no shortage of suspects. To investigate, Fairfax must enter a murky world of greed, scandal and deception, and he soon finds that the elegant spa is not such a healthy place to be...

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Praise for A Necessary Evil (Robert Fairfax 5)

  • A felicitously realised Georgian mystery, and setting a detective novel in the age of Moll Flanders is a masterstroke... exuberant - The Times

  • Clever and accomplished...witty and convincing - Scotland on Sunday

  • A gloriously rich tale of London at its grandest and seamiest, well told, at a cracking pace - Newcastle upon Tyne Evening Chronicle

  • Excellent - Sunday Telegraph

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