On a cold January night in 1817, former cavalry officer Captain Gabriel Lacey is summoned to the banks of the Thames to identify the body of a pretty young woman who has been murdered. Stirred by compassion and angry at whoever would destroy her, Lacey vows to find her killer.
His search takes him to the Glass House, a sordid gaming hell and brothel that played a large part in the victim's past. As he learns more about Peaches, the victim, he discovers she is at the heart of scandals both among the haut ton and in the chambers of respectable Middle Temple barristers.
As he investigates, Lacey also finds himself drawn deeper into the schemes of the crime lord James Denis.
Book 3 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries. This is a full-length novel.
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The Glass House
3. The Glass House 7.3/10
A young woman's body is fished out of the Thames. Captain Lacey feels upset since she reminds him of his small pretty wife, and his own daughter would not be 16. He searches for the killer, with Grenville, a touch of Danis, and Louisa can't stand Gabriel fighting with Brandon so she won't be close friends anymore.