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 young woman to murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. At the same time, he struggles with his disorientation 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. This is a full-length novel.
The Hanover Square Affair
Love the Captain Lacey character so far and can’t wait to read the next in the series.
This a good story with a great background that shaped the characters
I really liked the after work that seemed like a new series,
A SOUPSCON OF POISON. I will watch for mor of those characters.